On May 23, 2022 Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov had a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Turkmenistan Ms. Isabelle Guinel.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the status of bilateral relations. Their consistent character that touches political-diplomatic, trade-economic, cultural-humanitarian spheres and investment partnership was highlighted. The interlocutors underlined mutual readiness to further expansion of bilateral cooperation.
Special attention was paid to the relations of Turkmenistan with the European Union where France now is a chair. The head of Turkmen diplomacy and Ambassador of France noted that the interaction of Turkmenistan and the EU received constructive development, which is in the long-term mutual interests.
Among the perspective spheres of partnership between Turkmenistan and the EU, the sides highlighted the following: political-diplomatic dialogue in the interests of regional stability and security; economic, trade, investment including energy and transport cooperation; ecological issues and some others. The presence of vast mutual potential for activation of joint work in these directions was noted.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Ambassador of France agreed to maintain regular working contacts.