President of Turkmenistan and President of Uzbekistan had a telephone conversation
President Islam Karimov cordially congratulated the Turkmen leader on his 55th anniversary, wishing happiness, health and success in the way he handled with the radical reforms and transformations for the country's prosperity, welfare of the Turkmen.
Thanking Uzbek counterpart for the congratulations and kind words, the Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed the strong interest of the Turkmen side in further bilateral and multilateral development of constructive international partnership within the framework of international organizations.
During the telephone conversation which was the initiative of the Uzbek side Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Islam Karimov have highly assessed the level of the bilateral cooperation and discussed the possibility of activation of prospective directions. The realization of new joint projects designed to serve not only the prosperity of the two brotherly countries but the whole region as well was named as one of the most effective mechanisms of intensification of this cooperation which is based on a long term experience of successful partnership and the existing economic potential.
The leader of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov did kindly invite the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to visit Turkmenistan. This invitation was accepted with thanks. Dates of the visit will be agreed through diplomatic channels.
State News Agency of Turkmenistan (TDH)