European Commission reaffirms joint commitment to have Turkmenistan engaged in Southern Gas Corridor

Baku: Vice-President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic has announced the outcomes of the four-sided meeting among Azerbaijan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and EU held in Ashgabat.

“We reaffirm joint commitment to have Turkmenistan engaged in Southern Gas Corridor”, Sefcovic posted on his Twitter page.

“The meeting held in Ashgabat will give impetus to further cooperation”, mentioned the Vice-President.

The meeting aims to hold discussions on Turkmenistan’s joining the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP).

Following the meeting, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz noted that a Memorandum of Understanding and joint declaration envisaging assessment of Turkmenistan’s natural gas have been signed at the end of the discussions.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency