Federation Council praises further dev't of Russian-Turkmen inter-parliamentary dialogue
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 28
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation praised further development of the Russian-Turkmen inter-parliamentary dialogue, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmenportal information portal.
This was stated by the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko to the head of Turkmen Mejlis (Parliament) Gulshat Mammadova.
Matvienko highly appreciated Turkmenistan's participation in the events of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly, the report said.
"The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation supports further development of inter-parliamentary dialogue with Turkmen colleagues on a wide range of issues and looks forward to enhancing joint work, an important role in which is assigned to parliamentary friendship groups," Matvienko said.
In addition, she noted that the accession of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan as a full member of the inter-Parliamentary Union in 2017 had great importance for expanding joint activities.
As reported, Turkmenistan and Russia are preparing to sign an economic cooperation program for 2020-2022.
The above-mentioned program will determine priority areas of cooperation in such areas as energy, transport, construction, and agriculture.
Cooperation with the country's regions is important for the development of trade and economic relations between the two countries. In particular, they stressed the high level of cooperation with such Russian regions as the Astrakhan region, the Republic of Tatarstan, St. Petersburg, and a number of others.
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