On July 11-12, 2017, the delegation of Turkmenistan headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs visited the Republic of Uzbekistan on a working visit.
Within the framework of the visit, political consultations had been held between foreign policy agencies of the two countries at the level of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs. During the consultations, the sides discussed the current state and prospects for the development of relations between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in the political, trade-economic, social and cultural-humanitarian spheres. It was noted that the first state visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Turkmenistan in March this year, the working visit to Avaza tourist zone in May and the meeting of the two leaders in the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana in June, gave a powerful impetus to the development of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, filling them with new content, which found its reflection in the Treaty on Strategic Partnership. In addition, the sides exchanged views on a wide range of important issues on the international and regional agenda, which are of mutual interest.
During the visit, the Turkmen delegation was received by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The sides discussed issues of expanding practical cooperation between the two countries, identifying new directions and joint implementation of promising projects aimed at strengthening strategic partnership.
Within the framework of the visit, the delegation of our country met with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan G. Ibragimov and the co-chairman of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Ramatov. During the talks, certain issues related to the implementation of the agreements reached during the 13th meeting of the commission held in January this year were discussed. In addition, issues of cooperation in the fuel and energy complex and in the transport sector were considered.