ISSUES OF COOPERATION WITH GEORGIA DISCUSSED AT THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN
on May 22, 2023, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Myahri Byashimova held talks with the Chairman of the Friendship Group of the Parliament of Georgia with the Parliament of Turkmenistan David Matikashvili, who is in Ashgabat on a working visit.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the current state and prospects for cooperation between Turkmenistan and Georgia.
The importance of continuing the practice of organizing contacts between the leaders of the two countries on a bilateral basis or on multilateral platforms was stated.
The parties also stated that inter-parliamentary cooperation plays a significant role in bilateral relations. In this regard, it was noted that Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Groups operate in the Parliaments of Turkmenistan and Georgia.
The Turkmen diplomat stressed the importance for the further development of bilateral cooperation of the existing interaction mechanisms, such as the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Georgian Commission for Economic Cooperation, as well as political consultations between the foreign policy agencies. In this context, the Cooperation Program for 2023-2024, signed last year, is the basis for effective interaction between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries.
It was also emphasized that Turkmenistan and Georgia are actively cooperating within the framework of international organizations, in particular, the UN.