Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey has issued a press release regarding regarding the agreement between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan for joint exploration and development of the “Dostluk” field in the Caspian Sea, according to the Turkish MFA.

“We welcome the agreement between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan for joint exploration and development of the hydrocarbon field named as “Dostluk” in the Caspian Sea.

We wish that this agreement will further strengthen the friendship between the two countries, will be auspicious for the friendly and brotherly peoples of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan and contribute to the prosperity and stability of the region.

We also wish that this agreement will pave the way for the projects to enhance the energy security of Turkey and the rest of Europe, ” reads the statement.