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20th April 2017 – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with his Turkmen counterpart President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov this week in Astana, to congratulate the latter on his victory in Turkmenistan’s February 2017 Presidential Elections and discuss issues of bilateral cooperation between the two neighbouring states. President Nazarbayev stated: “We highly appreciate your decision to make one of your first visits after the elections to our country. Kazakhstan is connected with the Turkmen people by partner, neighbourly and fraternal ties and evidence of that are the relations that have developed over the 25 years of our states’ independence, characterised by mutual understanding, cooperation on issues of both regional and international agenda,” In turn, President Berdymuhamedov expressed gratitude for the invitation to visit Kazakhstan, and support for its neighbours initiatives on the United Nations Security Council, noting that Turkmenistan has always adhered to the principles of friendliness and respect. The leaders of the two countries expressed hope that the visit will give a new impetus to the Kazakh-Turkmen cooperation in a wide range of areas. Read More

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