Hungarian President Yanosh Ader and Turkmenistan President Gurbangulu Berdymohammadov, who is on an official visit to Budapest, have discussed the issues of energy deliveries, diversification of their routes and energy safety, reads the statement of the Turkmenistan government released yesterday.
During the talks Ader mentioned that implementation of the projects in this field is of great importance for the European region.
Hungarian President has supported the position of Turkmenistan, which is ready to contribute to strengthening of Europe’s energy safety.
Gurbangulu Berdymohammadov added that Turkmenistan sees Hungary as an important partner in the context of the dialogue with the European society. Cooperation in the energy field plays a special role in this process.
“During the talks we have confirmed proximity of the approaches based on the need to establish a multilateral dialogue between the countries on the issues of energy safety and diversification of energy flows, considering objective demands of the world economy,” Turkmenistan state news service reported.
Turkmenistan, which is the fourth world biggest gas-rich country, studies the possibility of breaking into the European market. For this purpose it promotes the trans-Caspian gas pipeline, which will be used to transport Turkmenistan gas to Turkey and then further to Europe.