Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 14
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Close and multifaceted cooperation with the United Nations remains strategic priority for Turkmenistan, the country's president Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov said, Trend's special correspondent in Turkmenistan reported.
He made the remarks at the international conference "The policy of neutrality: International cooperation for peace, security and development" held Dec.12 in Ashgabat and dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan's neutrality.
"For us, the United Nations is not just the most representative international organization," Berdimuhammadov said. "We see it as a foothold of all the modern system of global interaction, the guarantor of preservation and maintenance of the balance of interests on the world stage, stability of modern security architecture."
"We firmly believe that given the new world realities, escalating tensions in different regions of the globe, high humanistic principles of the Charter of the United Nations should remain the moral support of the international order," he said.
The head of state went on to add that along with the UN, Turkmenistan will do everything necessary to strengthen peace, stability and security.