AKIPRESS.COM - Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev and Foreign Minister of China Qin Gang held bilateral talks in Xi'an city on April 26 as part of their participation in the 4th meeting of foreign ministers in the "Central Asia - China" format, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reported.
The sides discussed topical issues of the Turkmen-Chinese partnership in a wide range of interaction in the political, diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. The parties stated that today the Turkmen-Chinese relations of comprehensive strategic partnership are dynamically developing in many areas.
Diplomats also touched upon regional and international issues of mutual interest. The interlocutors confirmed the mutual desire to continue cooperation between Turkmenistan and China in major international organizations.
The head of the Turkmen delegation stressed that trade and economic relations form the basis of interaction between the two countries. It was noted that the realization of the existing huge potential would bring bilateral economic relations to a higher level. The important role of the Turkmen-Chinese Committee for Cooperation and its specialized subcommittees in the development of bilateral economic relations between the countries was noted.