President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymukhamedov received Chairman of the Grand National Majlis of Turkey Mustafa Shentop. The meeting discussed issues related to the development of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two friendly countries in various fields. This was reported by the Anadolu news agency.
At the beginning of the meeting Mustafa Shentop conveyed to the Turkmen leader warm greetings from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The guest also said he was very pleased with his visit to the friendly country and expressed confidence that Turkmenistan will continue to prosper under the leadership of President Serdar Berdymukhamedov.
He noted with satisfaction the current level of Turkmen-Turkish diplomatic relations, which this year marks their 30th anniversary, and stressed that he was proud that official Ankara was the first in the world to recognize Turkmenistan's independence.
The speaker expressed confidence that the mutually beneficial cooperation will increase. to a higher level through the efforts of President Serdar Berdymukhamedov. In this regard, Mustafa Shentop assured that Turkey will continue to support initiatives and proposals put forward by Turkmenistan in the international arena.
Referring to the current state of trade and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries, Shentop expressed confidence that in the near future the mutual trade turnover will reach $5 billion.
He also stated Turkey's readiness to cooperate with Turkmenistan in the fuel and energy sphere, including the export of gas to Western markets across the Caspian Sea.