For his part, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked President Putin for the birthday wishes and emphasised the importance of the Victory Parade held in Moscow on June 24, in which Turkmen servicemen also took part.
Mutual commitment to promote the Russian-Turkmen strategic partnership and cooperation was reiterated.
Earlier, the President of Russia sent a message to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, which reads, in part:
“You rightfully enjoy great respect among your compatriots and internationally as an experienced and provident statesman and a true leader of your country. Your efforts to strengthen strategic partnership between our states are highly appreciated in Russia.
I look forward to continuing our constructive dialogue and productive joint work. I wish you good health, well-being and success in state governance.”