President Putin with Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov during the signing of the bilateral Friendship and Cooperation Treaty.
Vladimir Putin stressed that the treaty had great importance for Russia, and that it paved the way for multifaceted cooperation.
The treaty was signed after talks between Vladimir Putin and Saparmurat Niyazov.
First Caspian Summit. Visit to Turkmenistan
April 23 − 24, 2002