Turkmenistan and Afghanistan ready to step up the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline

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 Representatives of the governments of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan expressed their readiness to continue cooperation in the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline and other infrastructure projects, the website of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reports.

 An agreement on this was reached during the meetings of the Turkmen delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister V. Khadzhiev in the government, ministries of foreign affairs, mining and oil products, and a number of other departments of Afghanistan.

 Particular attention is paid to enhancing the pace of joint projects in key industries.  In particular, the two countries expressed their readiness for further cooperation in promoting the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) power transmission line and the railway from Turkmenistan to some provinces of Afghanistan.

 The Turkmen side once again stressed its readiness, as a neighboring and neutral state, to promote dialogue and create conditions for the early establishment of peace, harmony and unity in Afghanistan.

 The Afghan side expressed special gratitude to the leadership and people of Turkmenistan, who provide regular support to the neighboring country.

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