Turkmen, Uzbek leaders discuss bilateral relations
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 26 / Trend /
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov and Uzbek President Islam Karimov held a telephone conversation on Monday, Turkmen State News Service reported.
The presidents expressed satisfaction with an opportunity to exchange views on the entire spectrum of interstate cooperation, "that meets the interests of the neighboring peoples, bounded by the spiritual and historical community from ancient times" in a private conversation, the report says.
As Berdimuhammadov stressed, "these are age-old principles of brotherly support, trust and understanding inherent in modern interstate relations that have entered a new level in recent years".
During the telephone conversation held on the Turkmen side's initiative, the two presidents discussed the most important aspects of international cooperation, as well as some issues of international and regional policy of mutual interest.
The sides unanimously supported intensification of bilateral dialogue in several key spheres. Highly assessing the implementation of agreements previously reached at the high level, the two leaders discussed prospects of establishing traditional cooperation, which has an enormous potential.
Confirming a mutual desire to give a new dynamic to the Turkmen-Uzbek dialogue, the sides expressed confidence in further equal partnership, built on a long, mutually beneficial basis.