AKIPRESS.COM - Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V. Hajiyev and First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Ma Zhaoxu, who is on a working visit in Ashgabat, held negotiations on May 13.
The parties exchanged views on a wide range of issues on the bilateral agenda during the consulations.
As the head of the Turkmen delegation noted, the Turkmen-Chinese relations of strategic partnership are dynamically developing in many areas. Contacts are actively maintained between the two states at the level of heads of state, during which a wide range of issues of developing mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields is discussed, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan noted.
The sides stated the dynamic development of trade and economic relations, effective cooperation in the energy sector. It was emphasized that the countries have a huge potential, the implementation of which will bring bilateral trade and economic relations to a higher level.
Diplomats noted the similarity or closeness of the positions of the two countries on topical issues of the international and regional agenda.
Effective cooperation within the framework of the "Central Asia - China" format was singled out as a priority area of interaction. Issues of preparing for the upcoming Central Asia-China Summit on May 18-19 in Xi'an city were considered.