During the telephone conversation, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani emphasized the effectiveness of the interstate dialogue based on respect, trust and mutual support of the brotherly peoples.
The leaders discussed a number of issues of Turkmen-Afghan cooperation, in particular joint projects in energy, transport and communications. Large-scale infrastructure transformations are aimed at economic development of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and the entire region. The parties noted the prospects for enhancing trade and economic partnership and implementation of new tasks.
Humanitarian field occupies a special place in Turkmen-Afghan relations. On behalf of the Turkmen people, the head of Turkmenistan expressed readiness to support the brotherly people and contribute to the socio-economic and cultural reconstruction of Afghanistan.