A meeting with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America in Turkmenistan Matthew Steven Klimov was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Ambassador of the USA presented the copies of his credentials, expressed his sincere gratitude for the time offered and wished wellbeing and prosperity to Turkmen people. Congratulating the Ambassador on his appointment to a responsible post, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to provide all possible assistance and support to the activities of the Ambassador in strengthening bilateral cooperation.

During the meeting, the sides expressed their commitment to the development of political dialogue, the intensification of economic cooperation between the two countries. The priorities of bilateral regional cooperation were also reviewed, as well as the cooperation on resolving the situation in Afghanistan.

Separately, the development of trade and economic relations was discussed. In this regard, the role of the Turkmenistan the USA Business Council, whose work is intended to directly contribute to the realization of the existing wide potential of mutually beneficial cooperation, was particularly noted.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkmenistan