Hungary is particularly interested in importing natural gas through the southern gas corridor and considers Turkmenistan as a promising partner in this area, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary to Trend. The Ministry noted that these countries have already talked about cooperation in the energy sector.
“The issue of energy was also highlighted by Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Peter Szijjarto during the talks, which took place on May 20, 2019 in Ashgabat,” added the Ministry.
Furthermore, the Ministry told about other areas where the countries actively cooperate.
The Hungarian MFA noted that the draft of the bilateral interdepartmental agreement on water resources is currently under review. The Ministry notifies that this project will serve as a basis for the exchange of experience in this area.
“Hungary also pays special attention to cooperation in the field of agriculture,” assumed the Ministry, referring to another area of cooperation between the countries.
Commenting on Hungary’s export opportunities in the agricultural sector, the Ministry added that Hungarian agricultural products and their quality are promising for future export opportunities.
As it was previously reported, the Sahabatli Turkmen economic society has started cooperation with Hungary and the Netherlands and plans to purchase 400 Holstein cows from Hungary and 65 cows of the same breed from the Netherlands.
It should be noted that the Southern gas corridor is one of the EU’s priority projects and provides for the transportation of 10 billion cubic meters of Azerbaijani gas from the Caspian region through Georgia and Turkey to Europe.