MOSCOW, June 10 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted an invitation of his Turkmenistani counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov to make a visit to that Central Asia’s country, the Kremlin press service said on Monday.
Earlier in the day, the two leaders had a telephone conversation under an initiative of the Russian side. “Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov warmly congratulated Vladimir Putin and all Russians on the upcoming national holiday - the Day of Russia,” the press service said.
The Russian president accepted the invitation of his Turkmenistani counterpart with much appreciation. The exact date of the visit will be determined latter through the diplomatic channels.
In addition, the Russian and Turkmenistani presidents discussed prospects for the development of the bilateral treaty and agreement legal framework, including those in the humanitarian sphere in order to guarantee the interests of people with dual citizenship living in Turkmenistan.
In 2009, the Turkmenistani leader paid visits to Russia twice - the official visit in March and the working visit in November.