President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation.
Cordially greeting each other, the leaders of the two countries highly evaluated the traditionally friendly interstate dialogue, emphasizing the regular nature of bilateral contacts that allow exchanging views on important issues of cooperation and coordinating interaction at the regional and international level on a timely basis.
During the telephone conversation, the President of Turkmenistan informed the head of a neighboring state that in frames of the visit to the Dashoguz Velayat, the Turkmen leader had a meeting with the representatives of the Uzbek diaspora, who talked about their daily life. Expressing satisfaction with the fact that the representatives of the Uzbek diaspora took an active part in the political, economic and cultural life of the country, the Turkmen leader conveyed the wishes for good health and great success in his state activities to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on their behalf.
Expressing gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for his constant attention to strengthening and expanding the interstate dialogue, the head of Uzbekistan emphasized the unanimity of historical, spiritual and cultural roots of the two peoples, the inviolability of the traditions of friendship and good neighborliness that have successfully continued due to the good will of the parties.
Reaffirming the commitment of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan to fraternal relations, built on the principles of constructiveness and strategic partnership, the heads of the two states expressed confidence that trustful contacts at the highest level would continue to serve as a solid basis for the development of fruitful cooperation across its entire spectrum.
A number of priority issues of Turkmen-Uzbek cooperation in various fields were also discussed during the telephone conversation. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev exchanged best wishes to each other and the peoples of the both countries.