Bucharest’s interest in the implementation of the project of the Black Sea-Caspian cargo corridor was confirmed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Teodor Meleshkanu, at a meeting with the new ambassador of Turkmenistan in this country, Annamamet Annayev. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania.
The Turkmen ambassador handed copies of his credentials to the head of the Romanian foreign ministry. The sides exchanged views on the possibilities of cooperation, noting the positive dynamics of bilateral relations and discussing the main activities planned for 2019 with the participation of Turkmenistan and Romania both on an intergovernmental basis and at the regional level and in the EU format.
Teodor Meleshkanu noted that Turkmenistan is an important partner of Romania in Central Asia. He stressed the need to expand the multifaceted interaction of the two countries, including in the field of education, taking into account a joint program in this area, involving inter-university partnerships, exchange of students and teachers.
The Minister also stressed the possibility of enhancing cooperation between the two countries from the point of view of the Romanian presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2019.