On November 15, 2017, a meeting with the Special Representative of the Federal Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Commissioner for South Asia Markus Potzel, who arrived in Turkmenistan on a working visit, was held at the Yıldız Hotel.
During the talks, the parties noted the productive work carried out within the framework of the VII Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII) and discussed the active activities of Turkmenistan in the energy, transport and economic spheres aimed at integrating Afghanistan into regional economic ties. Given the breadth of the range of the existing cooperation potential, the sides confirmed their readiness for further consolidation of actions in this direction.
Also, within the framework of the talks, a thorough exchange of views took place on the issues of the regional agenda. Touching upon the subjects of the branched transit and transport network in the region, the parties noted the role of the five-sided Agreement on .transit and transport cooperation.