Today, on the 9th of May, a meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PRC Le Yucheng, who has arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit was held in the premises of the MFA of Turkmenistan.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues related to the implementation of the agreements reached during the meetings and talks at the highest level. An exchange of views on the key aspects of bilateral cooperation took place in light of the telephone conversation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, which took place on May 6, 2021.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PRC Le Yucheng confirmed the commitment of the Chinese side to the development of mutually beneficial relations with Turkmenistan on all vectors posing mutual interest.
During the meeting, the parties reiterated the high pace of growth of Turkmen-Chinese relations in the area of energy, trade, transport and others.
Also, the parties considered the issues related to the upcoming visit of the governmental delegation to China. In particular, the preparations to the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs “Central Asia – China” planned to take place on May 12, 2021 in the city of Xi’an and holding of the bilateral political consultations on the level of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of two countries were touched upon.