On March 15, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President-elect of this country Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
The President of Uzbekistan warmly congratulated the Turkmen side on the successful holding of the most important political event – the Presidential Elections, and the convincing victory of Serdar Berdimuhamedov, sincerely wishing peace, well-being and prosperity to the fraternal people of Turkmenistan.
Confidence was expressed in the continuation of joint work aimed at consistently strengthening friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
The current issues of the bilateral agenda and regional interaction were also discussed.
The positive dynamics of the development of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries were noted with satisfaction.
Last year, the trade turnover and cargo transportation have noticeably increased. Close contacts have been established at the level of border regions and leading enterprises. Specific cooperation projects are being promoted in industry, transport, energy, agriculture and water management.
The leaders of the two countries called for the continuation of active inter-parliamentary dialogue, including within the framework of international organizations.
The schedule of the upcoming events at the highest level was considered.