Turkmenistan and the United States discussed approaches to ensuring security

The next round of annual political consultations between Turkmenistan and the United States has begun online. The Turkmen delegation at the talks was headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov, the American delegation was headed by Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu. The meeting was also attended by heads and representatives of a number of ministries and departments of the two countries.

During the talks, topical issues of bilateral cooperation were considered. It was emphasized that Turkmenistan and the United States share common principles and approaches to a number of problems of modern international politics. According to the sides, first of all, this concerns the strengthening of stability and security in the world and the region. It was also emphasized that both countries are closely cooperating within the framework of major international organizations, primarily the UN.

Also, the representatives of Turkmenistan and the United States confirmed the commonality of approaches to such topical issues as promoting the goals of sustainable development and countering global threats - terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking. During the consultations, issues of the human dimension were discussed. In particular, an overview was made of the work carried out by Turkmenistan in the field of human rights protection. In this regard, the parties expressed their readiness to continue the dialogue in this area.

Political consultations between Turkmenistan and the United States of America continue.

Source: Turkmenistan.ru