Telephone conversation between the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Tajikistan
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.
At the beginning of the conversation, the head of the friendly state once again expressed deep condolences to the Turkmen leader in connection with the death of his father, Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov, and conveyed words of sincere sympathy on behalf of the people of Tajikistan.
Thanking President Emomali Rahmon for the words of support in these difficult days, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed satisfaction with the progressive nature of the Turkmen-Tajik relations based on the principles of equality, mutual respect and trust.
During the telephone conversation, the leaders of the two countries exchanged views on a wide range of issues of interstate cooperation, including in the political, diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
As noted, the long-standing traditions of friendship between the Turkmen and Tajik peoples, the adherence of the two states to the principles of peacefulness and humanism serve as a solid foundation for the further development of bilateral ties.
Today, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan successfully cooperate, providing mutual support, within the framework of authoritative international organizations, in particular, the United Nations, OSCE, CIS and OIC.
Underlining the importance of the intensification of trade and economic ties, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emomali Rahmon focused on solid potential in such areas as transport, oil and gas industry, electricity, agriculture. In this context, particular attention will be paid to the search for new, promising areas of trade and economic partnership.
It was emphasized the importance of promoting fruitful contacts in the field of culture, science and education, which are an integral part of the interstate dialogue.
At the end of the conversation, the Presidents of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tajikistan expressed confidence in the progressive development of traditionally friendly Turkmen-Tajik relations, addressing the wishes of peace and prosperity to the fraternal peoples of the two countries.
State News Agency of Turkmenistan