On November 14, 2017 in Ashgabat, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov met with Deputy Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, Hisham Al-Waqayan, who arrived in Turkmenistan to participate in the VII Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII).
During the talks, Hisham Al-Waqayan noted that currently Turkmenistan in fact confirms its readiness to contribute to peacekeeping efforts to ensure peace and security in Afghanistan "and also in the Central Asian region. The country is active in the energy, transport and economic spheres, aimed at realizing economic opportunities, natural resources, geographic location of the countries of Central Asia and the Caspian region.
Noting the need to make every effort to create the conditions for the transition to peace processes in politics and the economy for the successful integration of Afghanistan into regional and global economic ties, the sides emphasized the mutual commitment of cooperation in creating solid mechanisms for maintaining peace and security in the world as a whole.
In the context of the development of bilateral cooperation between Turkmenistan and the State of Kuwait, the sides discussed issues of political-economic and cultural-humanitarian cooperation.