On August 26, political and diplomatic consultations were held in Ashgabat with the participation of Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry R. Meredov and Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry V. Norov, Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan. The sides considered issues of deepening bilateral partnership in various formats.
Much attention was paid to the implementation of agreements reached during talks in Samarkand and Tashkent on July 14-15. The foreign ministers discussed the dynamics of economic, trade, humanitarian and cultural cooperation between the two countries.
It was stressed that expanding partnerships between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan would be facilitated by an extensive legal framework that would provide for diplomatic and economic cooperation in many areas.