Turkmen president sees great potential in transit corridor creation with Russia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 28
Creating of a transit corridor with Russia has a great potential, Turkmen President Gurbunguly Berdimuhamedov said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, RIA Novosti reported.
President Berdimuhamedov recalled that an idea of creating a transport transit corridor between the two countries was put forward in its time.
"We have a ferry crossing," he said. "Moreover, we repair all our vessels in the Astrakhan region."
The president also said that the trade turnover between Russia and Turkmenistan greatly increased following the meeting of the intergovernmental commission in 2015.
President Berdimuhamedov drew attention to the successful cooperation in such areas as textile, construction, agriculture, as well as oil sector.
"We urge Russian companies to develop the transport infrastructure," he added.