THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN TOOK PART IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "ITALY AND CENTRAL ASIA: STRENGTHENING MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING, COOPERATION AND PARTNERSHIP"
On December 13, 2019 in Rome, Italy, the international conference "Italy and Central Asia: Strengthening Mutual Understanding, Cooperation and Partnership" was held. The event was attended by a representative Turkmen delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
This meeting is the first in the format of "Italy and Central Asia", will create ample opportunities to identify ways and directions of partnership between the countries of the region and Italy. During the conference, its participants examined key areas of cooperation among Central Asian countries, where there is huge potential for development on a mutually beneficial basis.
In his speech, the Turkmen diplomat focused the attention of the audience on the fact that Italy is one of the largest partners of our country among the countries of the European Union and this conference in this context marks a new stage in the cooperation of Central Asian states with the Italian Republic, which offer great opportunities for establishing a systemic dialogue in the most important areas of the regional and international agenda.
Also, as part of a working trip to Italy, a meeting was held between the head of the Turkmen delegation and the Undersecretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic Manlio Di Stefano. During constructive conversations, diplomats of the two countries discussed the current state and prospects for the comprehensive development of mutually beneficial Turkmen-Italian cooperation in the priority areas of partnership.