Presidents of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Korea held one-on-one talks in the Oguzhan Palace Complex.
Welcoming the distinguished guest, the President of Turkmenistan thanked President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in for accepting the invitation to visit our country on a state visit. As was noted, Turkmenistan considers the Republic of Korea as a reliable business partner and intends to continue to develop productive mutually beneficial cooperation. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed confidence that the agreements reached in Ashgabat would give new content to the bilateral relations.
Expressing appreciation for the warm greetings and the colorful welcoming ceremony, President Moon Jae-in confirmed the interest of the Republic of Korea in multi-faceted cooperation with Turkmenistan.
The parties stated that at present, the interaction between the two countries was actively developing, and there was a great potential for expanding its areas. In this context, it was underlined the aspiration of businessmen in Korea to expand its presence in the Turkmen market and participate in new joint projects in various industries. The expressed belief that the meeting in Ashgabat would help to identify new prospects for cooperation.
During the talks, taken place in an atmosphere of mutual understanding and constructiveness, a wide range of issues of the Turkmen-Korean relations were discussed, the priorities of the interstate cooperation were specified. Confirming the mutual commitment to increase cooperation in the trade and economic sphere, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in also emphasized the importance of strengthening humanitarian and cultural contacts.
The head of the Republic of Korea also focused on the affinity of the ethnic roots of the Turkmen and Korean peoples that provides a platform for the development of sincere friendly relations. The guest underlined that it was a high honour for him to start his tour of the countries in Central Asia with Turkmenistan.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged the views on a number of important issues of the regional and international agenda.
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