Turkey in talks with Turkmenistan
By Messenger Staff
Monday, November 15Presidents of Turkmenistan and Turkey met in the town of Turkmenbashi in Turkmenistan on the Caspian shore. The main subject for discussion was cooperation in the energy sector. Turkey is trying to persuade Turkmenistan to cooperate more in the NABUCCO project to provide natural gas to Europe since before the construction of approximately 3000 km of pipes can start, there should be solid guarantees of the major source of natural gas for the pipe.
Turkish companies are active in Turkmenistan in various projects worth in total around USD 19 billion; about 600 companies with Turkish capital are involved in areas such as industry, construction, trade, transport, etc.