EU to launch delegation in Turkmenistan
(MENAFN) Turkmenistan was announced to be witnessing the launch of a new delegation by the European Union (EU) in 2019.
The EU's European External Action Service (EEAS) confirmed the delegation to have been decided to be launched in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan.
"Fast-changing regional dynamics and the growing importance of sustainable connectivity between Europe and Asia bring Central Asia to the centre of our attention," stated EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
The chief noted that "countries in the region, especially Turkmenistan, are increasingly looking to the EU as a reliable partner for reforms, modernization and to face the global challenges of today."
Mogherini further added that "by opening a new Delegation, we are responding positively to these demands and sending a strong signal to the Turkmen and European citizens about our engagement."