Thursday, 1 December 2022

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The meeting of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with Vladimir Putin was actively covered in world media

Much attention in news feeds of the leading foreign media, a news of television channels of many countries is paid to negotiations of the leaders of Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation which took place on November 1 in Sochi. In particular, reportings on a meeting of Russian and Turkmenistan Presidents showed on Russia-24 TV channels, Russia, the 1st Channel, NTV, TVC and others.

In news TASS, INTERFAX, RIA Novosti, Trend, many other media are quoted Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov’s words told at the meeting with the Russian colleague Vladimir Putin: “The Russian Federation for Turkmenistan always was, is and will be a strategic partner”.

In this regard RIA Novosti, RT, some other foreign news agencies paid attention to discussion of questions of bilateral trade and economic relations. In particular, media notes that Vladimir Putin declared growth of import from Turkmenistan. “Despite the known difficulties in the economic sphere, our commodity turnover grows in a ruble equivalent, at the same time in a dollar equivalent commodity turnover decreased a little. Volumes of our mutual deliveries are up to standard. Twice import grew from your country to us in 2015, it can not but please us. But, certainly, still is what to work on. We have also unresolved questions. We will discuss all this today” � quote Putin’s words of media.

The Azerbaijani news agency Trend notes that between two countries more than 100 agreements covering all spheres of interaction had been signed. The basic document is the Treaty of friendship and cooperation of April 23, 2002. The Russian business fruitfully works at the Turkmen market in such spheres as deliveries of cars and the equipment, telecommunication, the oil and gas complex.

Russia takes the leading positions in the rating of the largest foreign trade partners of Turkmenistan, Trend emphasizes, focusing attention that in recent years cooperation at the regional level, including with Tatarstan, St. Petersburg, the Astrakhan, Sverdlovsk regions has become more active.

Foreign media also remind that with participation of the Russian capital in the Turkmen market more than 190 enterprises which realize more than 240 investment projects are registered. Among traditional partners – are the companies “KAMAZ”, “ARETI”, Siberia airline.

In the material RT notes: “Berdimuhamedov thanked Putin for the invitation to visit Sochi, and noted that “we � are the neutral party and also are grateful to you for the fact that not only you two times supported us, but even were coauthors of a neutrality of Turkmenistan”.

In the comment of TVC it is reported that in Sochi at negotiations of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the head of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov key subjects of bilateral cooperation were discussed. Also exchange of opinions on topical regional issues took place.

Also media emphasized that Vladimir Putin congratulated Turkmenistan on the 25 anniversary of independence, having reminded also that in 2017 quarter-century anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries will be celebrated.

According to TASS, the head of Turkmenistan noted that our countries hold good balance of export-import, despite some decrease in some indicators in recent years. Berdimuhamedov emphasized value of work of the intergovernmental commission and noted the capacity of both countries. The head of Turkmenistan focused attention on development of transport and invited the President of Russia to the global conference on the matter under the auspices of the UN on November 26-27, TASS writes.

“Presence of the Russian Federation at this conference, of course, will give a huge impulse to development of transport transit corridors not only for Central Asia, but also in the southeast direction”, – foreign media quote Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov’s words.

Source: Nebit-Gaz

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In Moscow Presidents of Turkmenistan and Russia will discuss key subjects of bilateral and regional cooperation

The meeting of the Russian President Vladimir Putin with the leader of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who will make a visit to Russia, will take place on Tuesday, RIA Novosti reports.

“On the first of November by the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin Russia the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will visit Russia with working visit” � it is said in the message.

It is expected that during summit talks key subjects of bilateral cooperation will be considered. Also exchange of opinions on topical regional issues is supposed.

The previous visit of the President of Turkmenistan to Russia and negotiations with the leadership of the Russian Federation took place in December, 2011.

Between Turkmenistan and Russia more than 100 agreements covering all spheres of interaction have been signed. The basic document is the Treaty of friendship and cooperation of April 23, 2002.

Russian companies fruitfully work at the Turkmen market in such spheres as deliveries of cars and the equipment, telecommunication, an oil and gas complex. In Turkmenistan about 190 companies work with the capital of Russia.

Since 2009 on the basis of the signed contract on the section of production in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea ARETI holding (the former ITERA) works.

Source: Nebit-Gaz