The leader of Turkmenistan and the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine discussed the issues of cooperation
Amangeldy Of Nurmuradov. The Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin discussed the development of bilateral cooperation.
According to Turkmen TV, a meeting was held on the first day of the week in Ashgabat, the parties discussed issues of further development of international cooperation Both in bilateral and multilateral formats, as well as among them within the framework of major international organizations such as the UN."
Klimkin focused on the need to enhance cooperation in trade-economic, transport and communications and energy. The chief Minister also discussed the work in Turkmenistan Ukrainian organizations that implement here a number of major investment projects.
Ukrainian organizations are building in Ashgabat drainage communication tunnel, railway and road bridges across the largest river Amu Darya, as well as international airport in Turkmenabat (regional centre in the East of the country). Start the implementation of the three most recent projects was given in February 2013.
Until 2009 Ukraine buys gas in Turkmenistan, first directly, and From 2003 through Gazprom. In each case, the fuel supplied through the Russian pipeline. With 2009 almost all of the gas Ukraine buys from Gazprom. Between Russia and Ukraine in 2014 again flared gas dispute, in October, the parties managed to reach a temporary compromise and agree on the rules of supply for the winter Until April.