President of Turkmenistan congratulates compatriots on the Neutrality Day

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated compatriots on the Neutrality Day.

In his address, the Turkmen leader noted that the neutrality of independent Turkmenistan reflected the noble traditions of our courageous people.

The Turkmen leader noted that the day of December 12, 1995 that forever entered into the chronicles of the Fatherland, was a day when the international community recognised the peace-loving foreign policy and constructive initiatives put forward by our independent state with the aim to maintain peace in the world. The Resolution «On permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan adopted by the UN General Assembly strengthened the sacred independence, authority and role of our Motherland on the political map of the world. As a powerful and prosperous state, independent Turkmenistan in its domestic and foreign policy is guided by the principles of neutrality, peacemaking, good neighborliness, friendship and fraternity.

«In a short period of time, our independent neutral Motherland has become one of the powerful states, economies of which are rapidly developing», says the President in his Address. «Currently, being committed to the doctrine of neutrality and following the centuries-old humanistic traditions of our ancestors, Turkmenistan pursues a balanced foreign-policy strategy. Acting in the interests of all mankind, independent Turkmenistan actively cooperates with all states and such authoritative international agencies as the United Nations Organisation, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States».

«Our country is actively involved in the implementation of projects and programs in the political, economic, trade, transport, scientific, technical, cultural, humanitarian and other areas contributing to strengthening the peace and security as well as ensuring the sustainable development on our planet».

Once again congratulating compatriots on the national holiday – Neutrality Day, the Turkmen leader wished them stronghealth and happy prosperious life.