Ashgabat, Kabul sign co-op deals


Turkmen-Afghan agreements were today signed in Ashgabat following high-level talks between the two countries, said the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service.

Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, signed a joint statement on July 3.

In addition, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Turkmen Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Energy and Water of Afghanistan. The document envisages supplies of Turkmen electricity to the Afghan provinces of Badghis and Jawzjan.

The two sides also signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the carpet industry and an agreement on international automobile transportation.

The Turkmen and Afghan foreign ministries adopted a cooperation program for 2018-2019.

A cooperation agreement in the scientific sphere was signed between the Turkmen State University and the Jowzjan University of Afghanistan.


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