AKIPRESS.COM - President Xi Jinping held talks with President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov at the Great Hall of the People during the latter’s state visit to China. The two presidents announced the decision to elevate the China-Turkmenistan relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
President Xi noted that this is President Berdimuhamedov’s first visit to China after assuming office, and that the day marks the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Therefore, it holds great significance for the two leaders to draw up a comprehensive plan for the future development of China-Turkmenistan relations and jointly announce the elevation of the bilateral relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
Turkmenistan, on its part, is actively advancing its national revival program.
With similar visions and objectives as well as intertwined interests, the two countries need to jointly pursue the journey toward development and rejuvenation, leverage the complementarity of their respective strengths, and fully tap the potential for cooperation to realize common development.
China is prepared to work together with Turkmenistan to continuously deepen bilateral cooperation across the board and build a China-Turkmenistan community with a shared future, in an effort to move bilateral relations forward at a higher level.