EU Liaison Office in Turkmenistan


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About us - structure and organisation

The Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey acts as EU Ambassador to Turkmenistan.

The EU Liaison office in Ashgabat is headed by a Chargé d'Affaires.

The Liaison office in particular:

  • Ensures the representation of the European Union in Turkmenistan;
  • Maintains and develops bilateral relations with Turkmenistan in accordance with the 1998 Interim Trade Agreement, notably through building partnerships with government and other decision-makers, business, academics, media and civil society; promotion democracy, good governance and respect for human rights; facilitation of trade and investment relations;
  • Coordinates and supports activities of EU member states Embassies;
  • Reports back to headquarters on all matters of interest for EU policies;
  • Works towards increasing the visibility, awareness and understanding of the EU and its policies in Turkmenistan and Central Asia;
  • Carries out press and public diplomacy activities and promotes people-to-people contacts in pursuit of the above.

Development cooperation programmes or Turkmenistan are run from the EU headquarters in Brussels or from the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan in Astana.

The Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey is accredited to Turkmenistan

EU Chargé d'Affaires



EU Liaison office assistant



DEVCO coordinator


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