On October 8, 2018, a telephone conversation was held between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
Taking the opportunity, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Vladimir Putin on the occasion of his birthday, October 7, and wished him strong health, every success in his highly responsible work as the head of the state.
In the course of talks, the Presidents discussed important directions of interstate cooperation, as well as opportunities in various fields between the two countries.
The parties exchanged views on the matters of regional and global agenda, reaffirmed that Turkmenistan and Russia are committed to constructive partnership within the framework of the UN and other authoritative international organizations to ensure universal peace, stability and security.
At the end of telephone conversation the Presidents noted the importance of expanding bilateral relations between Turkmenistan and Russian Federation and expressed best wishes to each other and peoples of two states.