Putin congratulated the President of Turkmenistan with the independence Day of the Republic

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

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MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov on the occasion of the national holiday – the independence Day.

As the press service of the Kremlin, “the Russian head of state noted the significant progress of Turkmenistan in the economic, social and scientific-technical spheres, honoured the country’s prestige on the world stage”.

Putin praised the development of Russian-Turkmen relations, which “has reached the level of strategic partnership, and expressed confidence that the implementation of the agreements reached at the recent talks with President of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat will contribute to further development of fruitful bilateral cooperation in all areas in the interests of the peoples of Russia and Turkmenistan, in line with the strengthening of regional security and stability.”