An online seminar on promoting energy diplomacy was held in Ashgabat

An online seminar on promoting energy diplomacy was held in Ashgabat

Recently, the OSCE Center in Ashgabat held an online seminar dedicated to international best practices in developing strategies and promoting energy diplomacy in the oil and gas sector, "Turkmenistan: Golden Age" reports.

The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Energy, the state concerns "Turkmengas" and "Turkmenneft", the Ministry of Finance and Economy, higher educational institutions and other relevant bodies of Turkmenistan.

International experts from Russia spoke about the priority areas in the energy sector, analyzing global and regional trends, the relationship between international energy security and sustainable development in the oil and gas sector.

John McGregor, Head of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat:

“Energy diplomacy is the newest functional area of modern diplomacy. In recent years, its role has steadily increased in the energy sector and serves as a tool for lobbying the political and economic interests of states in the international arena. That is why energy security issues are one of the main priorities of global and national politics and require constructive interstate dialogue and effective cooperation. "

The online seminar is a continuation of the cooperation of the OSCE Center with Turkmenistan in the field of energy security, part of which is support in the development and implementation of the Program for the Development of Energy Diplomacy of Turkmenistan for 2021-2025, the source said.

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