On the 20th of May 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjarto arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit. During the visit, the meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov with his Hungarian counterpart was held in the MFA of Turkmenistan.
During the talks, the parties discussed multilateral and regional cooperation of Turkmenistan and Hungary in the framework of reputable international organizations. Also, an exchange of views held place on a wide range of issues pertaining to the development of bilateral ties in political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres.
The necessity of holding the next session of Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation and Business Forum of Turkmenistan in Hungary in the end of current year was stressed. The parties also considered the issues of water management in the Central Asian countries and the situation in Afghanistan.
Upon completion of the negotiations, the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding in the field of sports between the Ministry of Sport and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary was held.