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Serdar Berdymukhamedov arrives in Astana to attend CIS summit

Today President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymukhamedov paid a two-day visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Turkmen leader was met at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport in Astana by Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov. This was reported by the press service of the prime minister.

As part of his visit, Serdar Berdymukhamedov will take part in a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State and the "Central Asia-Russia" summit.

During the summit the sides will discuss important issues of cooperation in the Commonwealth, adopt a number of documents aimed at further development and strengthening of cooperation in trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, including security issues. In particular, the heads of states will approve the Program of cooperation in combating terrorism and extremism for 2023-2025 in order to strengthen security cooperation. It is also planned to adopt a declaration on the development of cooperation in the sphere of culture.

Following the Astana summit, a decision will be made to hand over the CIS presidency to the Kyrgyz Republic in 2023 and to hold the next summit in Bishkek.

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