Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on his election as Turkmenistan’s president and invited him to visit Kazakhstan in the near future, the Kazakh president’s press service said Feb. 13.
Nazarbayev said the strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan has become more dynamic year by year since establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
“Kazakhstan praises your contribution to the strengthening of Turkmen people’s unity, political and economic development of the country,” added Nazarbayev in his letter.
A presidential election was held on Feb. 12 in Turkmenistan.
Berdimuhamedov was re-elected for a third term with 97.69 percent of votes, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).
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