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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow: There is great potential for developing relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan

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Ashgabat, February 4 AZERTAC

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has said there was great potential for developing relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan as he met newly-appointed Ambassador Hasan Zeynalov.

Prior to the conversation, the Ambassador presented his credentials to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.

The President of Turkmenistan touched upon the concrete fields of cooperation between the two countries, highlighted existence of wide opportunities in economic and energy areas. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow said Turkmenistan is rich with its natural gas resources and puts into agenda of transportation opportunities of gas via Azerbaijan.

The President also said improvement of transit roads, would positively influence to increasing the trade tournament. The Turkmen leader also stressed the importance of deepening the relations in humanitarian field.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow emphasized the significance of developing the educational, scientific, tourism, cultural relations between the two countries.

The sides stressed the importance of strengthening the activity of Azerbaijani-Turkmen Joint Inter-Governmental Commission. The Turkmenistan`s leader expressed assurance that the ambassador`s activity would contribute to development of ties between the two countries.

The President asked the ambassador to communicate his best wishes to President Ilham Aliyev.

Hasan Zeynalov, conveyed greetings of President Ilham Aliyev to the Turkmenistan`s leader.

The Ambassador highlighted the steadily developing relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. The Diplomat said there was great potential for implementing joint regional projects and boosting bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Mr. Zeynalov said both countries shared the same historical-cultural values, adding he would try his best for further deepening relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.

Ilaha Ahmadova

Special Correspondent

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