The heads of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan discussed in telephone mode the nearest plans on realization of mutual agreements to reach a new level of interaction in political, economic and cultural spheres.
The conversation focused on the main vectors of the Turkmen-Uzbek cooperation aimed at long-term relations and dynamic development. The parties also outlined the cooperation of the states on the currently important topic - preventing the spread of coronavirus.
Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov expressed support for the global community affected by the coronavirus and noted that Turkmenistan is working coherently and effectively on this issue at all levels. The leaders emphasized the existing uncertainty and the negative impact of COVID-19 on the relations between the countries, including trade. The parties were unanimous about the need to join forces and capabilities of neighboring countries to combat the epidemic, as joint measures and support would have a favorable impact on the way out of the current situation.
At the end of the conversation, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and Shavkat Mirziyoyev conveyed congratulations on behalf of their people in honor of the International Novruz Holiday.