A trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan was held on Monday to discuss and develop comparative solutions to the proposals raised at the summit of the leaders of the three countries last week.
Afghan Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar spoke with his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Muradov and Azerbaijani counterpart Almar Yarov via video conference as they discussed the expansion of trilateral cooperation.
The Foreign Ministry said that the two sides discussed the mechanisms for implementing plans to expand trilateral cooperation and strengthen cooperation in the fields of transport, trade, energy and investment sectors.
They agreed on the establishment of adaptive mechanisms for the plans and have decided to convene a tripartite transport working group to implement them within the next six months.
It was also said that the tripartite talks discussed the Lapis Lazuli Road Agreement for the development of trade and transport between the three countries, in projects such as fibre optic extension, railways, investor protection, and more.