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A diplomatic success: Romanian delegation visit in Turkmenistan

Posted by Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation on December 16, 2010 at 12:31 PM

Between 10 and 15 of December 2010 a Romanian delegation from the Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania was paying an official visit in the Republic of Turkmenistan at the invitation of Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.


Professor Dr. Anton Caragea greeted on Ashgabad

The Romanian delegation attended the International Congress marking the 15-th anniversary of proclamation of Turkmenistan neutrality. On this occasion professor Dr. Anton Caragea, director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania and Romanian Ambassador Radu Horumba where received by Turkmenistan President that emphasized his desire for a closer relationship with Romania . During the talks was re-issued the invitation for Turkmen President to pay an official in Romania in 2011.

Romanian delegation received by Turkmen Parliament President

Also on the side lines of the Conference prof.Dr.Anton Caragea has discussion with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey ,Ahmed Davutoglu , Sergei Lebedev , Executive Chairman of Community of Independent States , Elmar Mamedyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan , Vladimir Norov , Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and other personalities from Republic of Moldova , Belarus , OSCE, ECO and CIS etc. On this occasion the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan addressed an official invitation for Professor Anton Caragea to carry an official visit in Uzbekistan in 2011.

The Romanian delegation was received by Turkmen Parliament Presidency and hold talks at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Economy of Turkmenistan. The parties had agreed on intensifying the bilateral relation, the political relation being considered as excellent and was emphasized the need to foster economical cooperation dimension on bilateral relations. Also was decided to make efforts in balancing the economical trade deficit between Romania and Turkmenistan by increasing imports of Romanian goods by Turkmenistan.

Meeting at Turkmen Ministry of Economy

The Romanian delegation also visited important cultural and economical institution from Turkmenistan as: Turkmen Academy, Ashgabat University, Archeological excavation site of Nyssa, Carpet National Museum, National Museum of History, and energy sector of Turkmenistan. On this occasion the Turkmen National Television filmed and broadcasted a documentary about the international activity of Professor Anton Caragea and the significance of his visit in Turkmenistan.

The visit of Romanian delegation in Turkmenistan was a resounding diplomatic success in fostering bilateral relations and in increasing the quality of Romania-Turkmenistan relationship bringing a plus of visibility and prestige to Romanian diplomatic activity in Central Asia region.


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