On March 6, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan met with the First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee - the Executive Secretary of the CIS V.Guminsky, who arrived in the Turkmen capital at the head of the mission of CIS observers to monitor the election campaign of the upcoming parliamentary elections.
The main topic of discussions was preparations for the forthcoming elections in Turkmenistan on March 25, 2018 of the deputies of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan. Noting the beginning of the successful work of the CIS Observer Mission, V.Guminsky reported on the principles of the Mission and the organization of its work.
During the meeting, the parties also discussed the priority areas and prospects for constructive partnership within the CIS, special attention was paid to further development of interstate cooperation. The head of the CIS delegation particularly noted the positive role of a peace-loving foreign policy based on the principles of positive neutrality.