Moscow determined to respond to expulsion of two Russian diplomats from EstoniaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 16:12
Russia may develop advanced Ka-62 helicopter’s shipborne versionMilitary & Defense May 26, 15:53
Russia and China share stances on Syria crisisRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 15:27
Moscow and Beijing call for complete denuclearization of Korean PeninsulaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 14:35
Russia’s most advanced helicopter to get new-generation communications systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 14:24
G7 summit kicks off in ItalyWorld May 26, 13:55
Kremlin spokesman says Russia stands with UK in war on terrorRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 13:13
Russia looks for traces of extra-terrestrial life forms on ISS surfaceScience & Space May 26, 13:04
Press review: NATO's anti-terror Trump card and US' Syrian civilian body countPress Review May 26, 13:00
ASHGABAT, February 18 (Itar-Tass) —— Turkmenistan’s newly-elected president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, will pay his first official visits to Turkey and Ukraine. Agreements to that effect were achieved on Friday in telephone conversations with Abdullah Gul and Viktor Yanukovich, who congratulated Berdymukhamedov upon the beginning of his second tenure of office.
Berdymukhamedov and Gul agreed approaches to further building up the traditional inter-state dialogue, based on the economic potential, the Turkmen presidential service said. The Turkish president invited his Turkmen counterpart to pay a visit to Turkey later this month. Berdymukhamedov accepted the invitation with gratitude.
As he heard words of greeting from Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, Berdymukhamedov said that “Turkmenistan sees Ukraine as a sincere friend and reliable partner and a close associate in addressing many issues of regional and global politics. He said “the forthcoming state visit to Ukraine will be a landmark event in the modern history of relations between the two states and give them a fresh impetus.”
Turkmenistan’s president also received congratulations from the presidents of Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Belarus.