Turkmen president to discuss cooperation prospects in Latvia
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Sept. 11 / Trend H. Hasanov /
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will begin his two-day official visit to the Republic of Latvia on Wednesday. A package of bilateral documents will be signed, the Turkmen government said today.
'The forthcoming summit will mark the beginning of a new stage in the development of multi-dimensional constructive cooperation in bilateral and multilateral formats within the international organisations and authoritative bodies', a statement read.
Turkmen Dovlet Khabarlary state news service stressed that the forthcoming Turkmen-Latvian meeting in Riga will be another important step in intensifying the traditional two-way dialogue.
The inter-state relations in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres, as well as important aspects of international politics of mutual interest will be discussed.
According to the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper, the cooperation prospects will be also discussed within a fruitful dialogue between Turkmenistan and the European Union of which Latvia has been a full member since 2004.
Preparation for the visit was discussed at the government meeting in Ashgabat. Speaking of the importance of strengthening the trade and economic relations with the Republic of Latvia, the Turkmen leader said that there is a huge potential and wide opportunities to accelerate the long term partnership.
The first meeting of the Turkmen-Latvian intergovernmental commission was held in Riga on the eve of the visit.