Turkmenistan's new ambassador Begench Durdiyev has been accredited to the Republic of Korea. The diplomat presented his credentials to Ryu Jongyun, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea for Protocol, on Wednesday.
Ryu Jong Yong congratulated the Ambassador of Turkmenistan on his appointment to a responsible position and wished him success in his future diplomatic activities.
During the meeting, the sides noted the positive dynamics in the development of bilateral relations between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Korea in the political and diplomatic, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
Turkmenistan and the Republic of Korea established bilateral relations on February 7, 1992. Begench Durdiyev was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Korea in early July. He replaced Ambassador Myrat Mammetalyev, who was relieved of his post due to a transfer to another job.