President Islam Karimov on June 2 at the Oqsaroy Palace received Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov who has arrived on an official visit.
The head of our state noted the successful development of Uzbek-Turkmen cooperation in many spheres.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan conveyed President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov’s warm greetings and words of respect to the President and people of Uzbekistan, and confirmed the willingness of the Turkmen leadership to uplift the bilateral relations to a higher level that would meet the longer-term interests of the two nations and countries.
As it was emphasized during the conversation, the multifaceted relations between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have been acquiring a dynamic nature, distinct with stability, consistency and fruitfulness. The friendly interaction between the two nations have been advancing successfully on a robust bedrock of centuries-old common history, the proximity of spiritual and cultural values, unwavering principles of neighborliness, mutual respect and sympathy of the Uzbek and Turkmen peoples.