On October 17, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan met with the State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation G.B.Karasin who arrived in Turkmenistan on a working visit.
At the beginning of the meeting, the parties noted the active pace of development of cooperation in a wide range of areas, the basis of which are close ties between the Presidents of Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation. The parties stressed the role of high-level visits, which serve as a solid foundation for the comprehensive and consistent development of bilateral relations.
During the talks, directions that represented mutual interest in the political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres were discussed. Noting the high level of political and diplomatic cooperation, the sides expressed their commitment to further expanding relations within the framework of international organizations.
Also, an exchange of views took place on the implementation of agreements reached at a high level. The parties expressed interest in further intensifying cooperation in such areas as culture, science and education.