The areas of common interest discussed included the current situation of hydrocarbons in the global market. This also included the current and potential impacts from the virus pandemic, current state of affairs and planning in the area of modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty, especially from the standpoint of its transit provisions, and regional cooperation issues and progress on new regional infrastructure projects such as pipelines and power transmission lines. Turkmenistan reiterated its support for the transit component of the Energy Charter Process and underlined its importance to the country which had authored a few transit-related initiatives on the level of the UN.
The video conference call was conducted as an alternative to real life meetings which have become impossible due to the current circumstances. The Energy Charter is using video calls as an effective tool to maintain dialogue with Member states.