Dushanbe supports Ashgabat's int'l initiatives
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Sept.5 / Trend, H. Hasanov /
President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, who recently met with the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov in Dushanbe, highly assessed "Turkmenistan's peacemaking policy, based on the principles of positive neutrality, which has become an important factor of stability in Central Asia".
As the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper reported on Monday, "President Rahmon also expressed his full support for the Turkmen leader's creative international initiatives, which are put forward from the UN high tribune and are aimed at ensuring global peace and security, creating favorable conditions for general sustainable development".
Earlier it was reported that Berdimuhammadov plans to offer holding the Forum on Security in Central Asia and Caspian Sea region in Ashgabat at a regular session of the UN General Assembly, which opens in New York on Sept.13.
Ashgabat intends to put forward a number of proposals aimed at the development of transport links at regional and interregional levels, optimization of the international financial institutions' activity in Central Asia.
Ashgabat will continue work as part of the UN Framework on Energy Issues
At the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly, Ashgabat will offer a number of measures regarding the climate change and conservation of the Caspian Sea's unique natural resources.
According to the media reports, the Turkmen and Tajik presidents exchanged views on urgent issues of regional and international policies of mutual interest.
In addition, the Turkmen-Tajik cooperation was discussed in the context of implementing the agreements reached at the highest level, as well as modern realities, opening wide opportunities to intensify mutually beneficial long-term partnership.
"Prospects for trade and economic cooperation and cooperation in such sectors as energy, agriculture, as well as transport and communications sector - given geographic location and transit potential of the two countries were topics of discussion".