Putin congratulates Berdimuhamedov on Independence Day of Turkmenistan
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent greetings to President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the country’s national holiday, Independence Day.
The Russian leader highly praised Turkmenistan’s achievements in the economy and social sphere, the country’s high international standing and its contribution to peace and stability in Central Asia, the Kremlin pres service reported.
Putin also noted with satisfaction the high level of Russian-Turkmenistani relations based on good traditions of friendship and mutual respect, the meaningful dialogue established between the two states and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in a large number of areas.
In addition, the head of state expressed confidence in further strengthening the strategic partnership between Russia and Turkmenistan for the benefit of both nations.