Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Mar. 6
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Presidents of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Shavkat Mirziyoyev, signed a strategic cooperation agreement on March 6 following the talks in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service reported.
The countries also signed an agreement on economic cooperation for 2018-2020, a memorandum of further development of cooperation in railway transportation, an intergovernmental program of cooperation in the cultural and humanitarian spheres for 2017-2019, as well as a program of cooperation between the Turkmen and Uzbek foreign ministries for 2017-2018.
Besides, agreements on cooperation in trade, economy, in cultural and humanitarian spheres were signed between the Turkmen Dashoguz region and the Uzbek Khorezm region, as well as between Lebap region and Bukhara region.
Also, Turkmen Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and Turkmenhimiya state concern signed agreements with Uzbek enterprises and organizations