Turkmenistan president, former Kazakhstan president discuss bilateral relations

Turkmenistan president, former Kazakhstan president discuss bilateral relations


President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Image from internet.

Ashgabat (UNA-OIC) – The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation where the two parties discussed bilateral relations and means of cooperation.

During the telephone conversation, the President of Turkmenistan congratulated the national leader of Kazakhstan on the 80th anniversary and wished him good health, inexhaustible life energy, and success in his responsible work aimed at ensuring the further prosperity of the Kazakh people.

“People in Turkmenistan know and respect the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan as a wise politician, who has devoted his life to the development of the fraternal country and strengthening its authority in the international arena,” President Berdimuhamedov noted.

Besides, President Gurbanguly emphasized the invaluable personal contribution of Elbasy to strengthening the ties of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation with the closest neighbors in Central Asia.

Turkmenistan, in turn, aims at developing a wide partnership with the states of the region, contributing in every way to promoting an equal, trusting dialogue in all areas, both bilaterally and multilaterally.

Expressing sincere gratitude for congratulations and kind words, president Nazarbayev underlined the high level of mutual understanding and trust inherent in interstate relations that stand as the basis for their further successful development.

In addition, the interlocutors expressed satisfaction with the progressive dynamics of the Turkmen-Kazakh cooperation, which is filled with new content, relying on many years of good neighborliness and mutual support.

According to President Gurbanguly, Turkmenistan is very happy for the recovery of president Nazarbayev, who, thanks to his will and spirit, was able to overcome the disease and return to creative work for the good of Kazakhstan.

The interlocutors also paid attention to the world problems because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the joint international efforts to address the problems.

According to the Turkmen leader, one of the ways is to promote partnership in scientific diplomacy, including the interaction of scientists to identify the origin of coronavirus, the causes, and conditions of its occurrence.

Speaking about the importance of coordinated efforts in order to eliminate the consequences of this environmental disaster, the president of Turkmenistan expressed the willingness to establish regular contacts between medical scientists, environmentalists, and other specialists of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan in the near future.

According to the Turkmen leader, such a professional partnership will be a significant contribution to ensuring environmental well-being in the Central Asian region, protecting the health of people living here, and combating the global pandemic.

“We believe that the implementation of joint plans aimed at expanding the traditional Turkmen-Kazakh political and economic ties that meet common interests will continue in the future”, underlined the Turkmenistan president, once again warmly congratulating the national leader of the neighboring country on the anniversary.

In last, both leaders expressed the best wishes to each other and the fraternal peoples of the two states.

SM/UNA-OIC

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