AKIPRESS.COM - A meeting was held between Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R. Meredov and Acting Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), Assistant Secretary General for Europe, Central Asia, North and South America Miroslav Jenca on April 20.
During the meeting, it was especially emphasized that Turkmenistan is committed to a strategic partnership with the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the Foreign Ministry reported.
The parties discussed specific issues on the bilateral agenda of Turkmenistan with the Regional Center. An exchange of views took place on a number of priority areas of cooperation, including those concerning the mechanisms of multilateral preventive diplomacy. The importance of the initiatives of the Central Asian Women's Dialogue and the Academy of Preventive Diplomacy was noted.
The Turkmen side stressed the need to build the capacity of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia. The idea was put forward to create a dialogue of the youth of Central Asia in the name of peace.