Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, August 26
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received François Delahousse, newly appointed extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of France, the Turkmen government said Aug. 26.
According to the message, the diplomat presented his credentials to President Berdimuhamedov.
The diplomat stressed the adherence of the French side to the traditionally friendly relations with Turkmenistan, the message said.
"Turkmenistan also attaches great importance to the development of relations with France both bilaterally and multilaterally, and as part of the dialogue with the EU," the Turkmen government cited President Berdimuhamedov as saying.
The sides discussed cooperation prospects, the message said.
According to the message, the French business circles’ desire of expanding their presence on the Turkmen market was also stressed.
Along with the expansion of trade, among the most essential areas of partnership are the fuel and energy complex, transport, high technologies and telecommunications, as well as tourism, the message said.