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14th summit of Economic Cooperation Organisation

Upon the invitation of HE Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey, Secretary-General Dr Urban Rusnak, participated today at the virtual summit of the ECO. Leaders of ten ECO member states focused their attention on the Regional Economic Cooperation in the Aftermath of the COVID-19.

In his address, Dr Urban Rusnak, highlighted the role of energy and its use in the post-COVID recovery. He also referred to the progressing Energy Charter Treaty Modernisation negotiation and the need to embrace the ongoing energy transition. The Energy Charter Secretariat, in close cooperation with the ECO Secretariat, launched a joint cooperation on the establishment of the ECO regional electricity markets in 2020.Turkmenistan as a Chair of the ECO this year will host the next 15th ECO summit in Ashgabad on 28 November 2021.