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President of Turkmenistan and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran discuss priorities of cooperation
14 May
President of Turkmenistan and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran discuss priorities of cooperation

On May 13, 2019 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif. Informs TDH.

During the meeting, the Turkmen leader and his guest exchanged the views on the prospects of the interstate partnership. In this context, the role of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Iranian commission on economic cooperation as an efficient mechanism to diversify bilateral relations was emphasized.

The President of Turkmenistan and the IRI Minister of Foreign Affairs exchanged views on the status and the opportunities for cooperation in the key areas, including transport and communication.

One of the topics for discussion was cooperation in the Caspian Sea. In this context, the guest stressed the importance of the initiatives put forward by the President of Turkmenistan at the Vth Summit of the Heads of the Caspian littoral states, held in Aktau in August 2018.

Special emphasis was placed on the aspects of building up bilateral cooperation in the humanitarian sphere. In this regard, it was noted that our peoples were bounded with the historical, spiritual and cultural affinity, the centuries-old traditions of good-neighborliness.

At the end of the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed confidence in the ongoing development of the Turkmen-Iranian cooperation that meets the interests of the peoples of the two countries.