Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: "We are embarking on a large, important and very promising project"
- 22 January 2021
"The transport sector is also an important area of our partnership. Together with Afghan, Georgian and Turkish partners, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan are actively working today on the effective functioning of the Lapis-Lazuli transport corridor, designed to become the most important continental highway between Asia and Europe. Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have also initiated a transport communication system along the Caspian Sea-Black Sea line," said President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in a meeting through video conferencing with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in connection with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of Turkmenistan on joint exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources of the “Dostlug” field in the Caspian Sea, APA reports.
"Dear Ilham Heydar oglu, together we are embarking on a large, important and very promising project. I am convinced that the joint work of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan at the “Dostlug” field will be successful and effective. I sincerely thank you for supporting this historic document, for your great attention and personal contribution to the development and strengthening of friendship, brotherhood and cooperation between our peoples and states. I congratulate you on today's significant event. I wish you good health and continued achievements in your state and political activities. I also ask you to convey the wishes of peace, well-being and prosperity to the entire people of Azerbaijan," he added.