Turkmenistan, Russia identify priorities of cooperation
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 31
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov and President of Russia Vladimir Putin expressed confidence in the prospects of intensifying mutually advantageous cooperation during a telephone conversation, said the message of the Turkmen government July 31.
The Russian side initiated the conversation..
The message said that during the conversation, the leaders of the two states expressed satisfaction with the opportunity to discuss the most important aspects of Turkmen-Russian cooperation in personal conversation, as well as to exchange views on some international and regional policy issues.
"As part of the conversation, which was held in a businesslike, constructive manner, the highest attention was paid to the discussion of the implementation of earlier agreements, designed to serve the deepening of partnership built on principles of equality, trust and mutual respect," said the message.
Among the significant vectors of cooperation, the sides mentioned the trade and economic sphere, transport and communication, urban development, agroindustrial complex and other spheres.
The leaders of the two states expressed confidence that the experience of regular contacts at the highest and intergovernmental level will directly contribute to strengthening the Turkmen-Russian dialogue.
Regarding the international policy issues of mutual interest, the sides stated that the positions of Turkmenistan and Russia are close in their pursuit to fully support the positive development of global processes, in particular, the establishment of a broad international dialogue on key items of the global agenda and strengthening the foundations of lasting peace, stability and global security.
Russia holds leading positions in the ranking of the largest foreign trade partners of Turkmenistan. The cooperation between the two countries has been recently intensified at the regional level.
More than 190 companies with Russian capital have been registered in Turkmenistan.
They are implementing more than 240 investment projects.
Edited by CN