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The President of Turkmenistan receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan
18 Feb
The President of Turkmenistan receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On February 17, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, who arrived in our country on a working visit.

Continuing the conversation, the sides have exchanged the views on topical issues of the regional and global agenda, which present mutual interest. It was mentioned that successfully interacting on a bilateral and multilateral basis, our countries demonstrate a similarity or coincidence of views on many contemporary issues. In this regard, high level of trust and mutual support in the international arena has been stated and the desire to strengthen interaction within the framework of authoritative international structures including the UN, CIS, International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and others has been confirmed for provision of peace, stability and progress.

The head of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry has stressed the importance of the peacekeeping initiatives put forward by Turkmen leader including the timely initiative to declare 2021 as International Year of Peace and Trust, which was supported by the world community.

Continuing the meeting, the sides have discussed the possibilities of expanding bilateral economic and investment partnership, the main aspect of which is joint activities in gas, electricity, transport and communication industries, trade, agricultural industrial and other spheres along with political and diplomatic subjects.

The importance of fruitful cooperation in humanitarian field, which is based on the historically established community of cultural and spiritual traditions that have united the peoples of two countries for centuries, has also been noted.

Expressing satisfaction with progressive dynamics of development of Turkmen-Uzbek cooperation, including cooperation under major international organizations and regional structures, the head of the state and his guest have confirmed their interest in diversification of mutually beneficial partnership, which has a huge, time-demanded potential.

In the end of the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov have expressed confidence that relations between two states, which are built on long-term principles and sealed by strong ties of friendship, would be continued to be developed successfully for the benefit of fraternal nations.