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Presidents of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have a telephone conversation
1 Aug
Presidents of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have a telephone conversation

On July 31, 2020, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports.

Warmly greeting each other, the leaders of two countries exchange congratulations on occasion of Eid al-Adha, having expressed wished that this holiday, which embodies such values as mercy, goodwill and mutual help for common all Muslims and entire humankind, would be filled with wealth and abundance as well as support to the strengthening of fruitful cooperation between neighbouring countries.

The sides have highlighted that they pay special attention to expansion of beneficial partnership in all directions, having stated with delight dynamic and steadfast character of traditional bilateral relations, which have been initially built based mutual respect, equality and transparency.

It was mentioned in the conversation that Turkmen – Azeri relations are based on old friendship and fraternity, similarity of spiritual and cultural values uniting two neighbouring nations, on commitment to principles of peace-loving and humanity in international affairs. Existing high level of trust and understanding as well as proximity of approaches and positions of the sides to current issues of the global agenda are solid foundation for further development of constructive interstate dialog.

In this context, it was highlighted that Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have significant potential for expansion of cooperation in political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, comprehensive strengthening of bilateral cooperation for the sake of fraternal nations.

Continuing telephone conversation, the sides highlighted the subject of preventive activity and combating against the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused serious ordeal for the world community and makes negative impact on international life.

Turkmen leader has noted the timeliness of recent trilateral meeting with participation of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Agreements reached at the meeting will serve to activation of international transport and transit Lapis Lazuli corridor, which efficient use will support to strengthening of trade relations and common sustainable development.

In the end of the conversation, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov again exchanged congratulations on occasion of Eid al-Adha, having wished health and success in responsible government activity to each other and peace and prosperity to fraternal people of two countries.