“Your country is confidently following the path of socioeconomic development,” Vladimir Putin emphasised in his message of greetings, noting that Ashgabat, which is pursuing the policy of neutrality, makes a considerable contribution to stability and security in Central Asia.
The President of Russia stressed that Moscow attaches great importance to the relations of strategic partnership with Turkmenistan. “I am confident that through joint efforts we will continue to actively expand bilateral dialogue and cooperation in various areas, as well as our constructive interaction in tackling challenges and threats to international security, including the COVID-19 pandemic. This undoubtedly corresponds to the core interests of our friendly nations,” Vladimir Putin noted in the message. He wished good health and success to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, and peace, wellbeing and prosperity to the people of Turkmenistan.