Ashgabat hosted a high-level meeting in the format "Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan", within which Serdar Berdimuhamedov, Emomali Rahmon and Shavkat Mirziyoyev discussed the development of friendly and mutually beneficial relations between their countries, the press service of the Tajik leader reports.
It was noted that the strengthening of political, economic, energy, water-environmental and transport cooperation meets the interests of the peoples of the three countries and contributes to peace and security in Central Asia.
According to the head of Tajikistan, thanks to the favorable political atmosphere created in recent years, trade and economic ties between the countries of the region are actively expanding. He stated that Tajikistan aims to further develop the production of "green energy" using its hydropower resources, and is ready to cooperate with the countries of the region in this direction. He also called for the effective use of the potential of the three countries in the transport sector, which can contribute to the sustainability of national economies.
Presidents of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev supported the position of the Tajik leader and expressed readiness to further deepen cooperation in all areas. They also exchanged views on regional issues and expressed interest in strengthening stability and security in Central Asia.
As a result of the summit, a Joint Statement of the Heads of State of the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan was adopted, the source notes.