At the initiative of Turkmenistan, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the resolution "Central Asia - a zone of peace, trust and cooperation." This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of the country Rashid Meredov at an expanded government meeting. According to him, this resolution was adopted at the 97th plenary meeting of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, and 19 states acted as co-sponsors.
The Foreign Minister congratulated President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov on this event, which is evidence of the effectiveness of Ashgabat's policy aimed at maintaining political and economic stability in the regional and global dimensions. R. Meredov noted that the recognition by the UN General Assembly resolution of Central Asia as a zone of peace, trust and cooperation creates new geopolitical and geo-economic opportunities for the region to strengthen peace and security.
In this regard, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov congratulated the people of the country on the adoption by the UN General Assembly, at the initiative of Turkmenistan, of the resolution "Central Asia - a zone of peace, trust and cooperation" and stressed that this document reflects the strategic and effective nature of the partnership between Turkmenistan and the UN.