Putin presented the President of Turkmenistan the order of Alexander Nevsky


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented the Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the order of Alexander Nevsky for his contribution to strengthening relations between the two countries.

“Prominent political figures of foreign countries are awarded this for his outstanding personal contribution to strengthening good-neighbourly relations with Russia”, — Putin said.

Award of the Russian leader of the Turkmen colleague handed after negotiations of heads of state in Ashgabat. As Putin said, cooperation between Moscow and Ashgabat is developing largely through the efforts of state and society.