At the beginning of their telephone conversation, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan exchanged mutual wishes of prosperity on the occasion of the celebration of Bayram Araz.
The sides confirmed the high level of Turkmen-Turkish relations, which have deep historical roots and long-term nature. Thanks to the implementation of new joint projects, cooperation between the countries is expanding, in particular, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked the Turkish President for his assistance in the construction work carried out in Ashgabat and other Turkmen cities. The heads of states noted the effective interaction in trade-economic and humanitarian areas, as well as in the format of international organizations.
After discussing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the leaders agreed on the need for joint efforts and international cooperation in the field of medicine. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov expressed support for the Turkish side's initiatives to hold international online meetings, as this is an effective way of communication between representatives of different countries.
The sides noted the importance of further development of Turkmen-Turkish relations, particularly with regard to the trade and economic sector. The foreign ministries will continue the dialogue on behalf of the heads of the countries.