Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry held talks with the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan26.05.2023 | 15:00 |
The head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Roza Otunbayeva, is on a working visit to Ashgabat to participate in the meeting of special representatives on Afghanistan in the format "Central Asia – European Union".
The head of UNAMA on Thursday met with the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev, discussing with him topical issues of regional security.
As Hajiyev noted, "Turkmenistan is extremely interested in the security and stability of the neighboring country, as well as its socio-economic development. In this context, attention was focused on the importance of broad cooperation between the countries and the UN on Afghanistan issues, first of all, maintaining close cooperation with UNAMA," the Foreign Ministry said.
Turkmenistan is actively engaged in the context of international efforts to stabilize the political and socio-economic situation in Afghanistan, regularly sends humanitarian supplies to the neighboring country, builds social facilities there, provides medical assistance to the population, contributes to the economic recovery of the neighboring country through the implementation of projects such as the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline, TAP power transmission lines, repair of railways, laying of new paths, etc.
The meeting at the Foreign Ministry discussed further close cooperation in the implementation of joint projects related to the reconstruction of Afghanistan and its integration into world economic relations.