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Thursday, 20 January 2022 02:29 GMT

Turkish President agrees with Turkmenistan to hit USD5B trade goal

(MENAFN) On Saturday, Nov. 27 Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat, Turkey and Turkmenistan are set on agreeing to hit a USD5 billion two-sided commerce size.

He declared during a shared media briefing with Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, “We are determined to take the necessary steps to increase our trade volume to USD5 billion, as planned.”

The formal trip took place following the meeting, which Turkey hosted, welcoming Berdimuhamedow as a participant at an Organization of Turkic States conference in Istanbul, marking a first in Turkey’s history where a Turkmen president attends the Turkic Council.

The Turkish president reported, “As part of our brotherly relations, we will continue to support Turkmenistan and its strategy of neutrality, which it pursues successfully,” with mentioning that at the conference both presidents talked about the various sides of relations among Turkey and Turkmenistan “based on brotherhood.”

Erdogan also said, “We exchanged views on what we can do to improve our cooperation in the field of energy, as well as land and air transport.”


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