On July 28, 2017 in the office of the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan in New York, the signing ceremony of the Joint Communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Paraguay took place.
During the signing ceremony, the Permanent Representatives of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Paraguay confirmed their interest in strengthening friendly relations between the two countries and developing bilateral political, economic and cultural cooperation.
The sides exchanged views on the issues of establishing mutually beneficial bilateral relations and expanding cooperation in the political sphere by maintaining constant contacts between the foreign ministries of the two countries. Also, the role of interaction within the framework of international organizations was noted.
The Republic of Paraguay became the 145th country with which Turkmenistan established diplomatic relations.