AKIPRESS.COM - President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 18, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said.
Thanking Serdar Berdimuhamedov for the participation in the global forum, the UN Secretary-General noted the active position of the country in cooperation with the Community of Nations.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov congratulated the Secretary-General on the successful start of the 78th session of the General Assembly, expressing confidence that it will make an important contribution to strengthening global peace and security and promoting sustainable development on the planet.
The parties exchanged views on the priority areas of bilateral partnership. It was emphasized that Turkmenistan, guided by the principles of positive neutrality, is implementing a foreign policy aimed at ensuring the well-being of the peoples of the region and the whole world.
It was also emphasized that multifaceted cooperation with the UN is a strategic priority for Turkmenistan.
The effective nature of Turkmenistan's long-term interaction with the UN and its specialized structures was highlighted. This partnership is also embodied in the implementation of constructive initiatives of a regional and global nature put forward by the Turkmen side, in the joint implementation of major projects and programs in various fields.