Today, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on a working visit to Tehran, met with the Chairman of the Expediency Council of the Iranian Republic of Iran Sadeq Amoli Larijani.
During the meeting, a thorough exchange of views took place on a wide range of partnership issues, both in a bilateral format and within the framework of major international organizations.
Speaking about the importance of building up Turkmen-Iranian relations in all priority areas, the National Leader of the Turkmen people and the Chairman of the Council of Expediency of the Islamic Republic of Iran noted that there are great prospects for further expansion and bringing partnership between the two countries to a higher level.
Topical topics of regional and international politics of mutual interest also became the subject of discussion. In this context, the National Leader of the Turkmen people noted that as a result of the complex processes taking place today in the international arena, Central Asia and its neighbouring states are in the centre of attention of the whole world. This factor serves to strengthen the position of the region to a certain extent.
According to the mutual opinion of the interlocutors, the favourable geopolitical location of our countries is a solid basis for increasing every year the interest in developing cooperation with our region. In this regard, special attention is paid to ensuring security and stability in the region, one of the key issues on the agenda of bilateral relations.
An exchange of views also took place on Turkmen-Iranian cooperation on issues related to the Caspian Sea. As is known, the factor of the Caspian Sea began to manifest itself in the geopolitical processes of the region, which obliges us to intensify joint efforts to strengthen regional security. In this context, the importance of the specific agreements reached following the results of the sixth Caspian summit of the heads of state of the region, held on the 29th of June, 2022 in Ashgabat, was noted.