On July 12, 2014 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had the meeting with the representatives of the diplomatic corps of our country in "Hasyl" recreational Centre of "Avaza" national tourism zone.
During the meeting President of Turkmenistan emphasized that today Turkmen state is known by its internal stability, strong political system and gradual introduction of the democratic norms in the state and social life. These objective factors allowed Turkmenistan to reach the high authority at the international arena, to conduct an equal dialogue with all countries and always respectfully but firmly defend its national interests. The Head of the state said that Turkmen diplomats have to be aware of the challenges they face and pointed out that they have to be active and well-informed.
Foreign policy of the Turkmen state is the "open doors" policy that based on a strong commitment to the principles of neutrality, peace, good neighbourhood and mutually beneficial cooperation that creates an opportunity to establish fruitful relations with our partners, to conduct concrete and multilateral negotiations on various issues and to take mutually beneficial decisions.
The Leader of the nation noted that among the key foreign policy strategies of our country is the multilateral cooperation with various international organizations. As President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov underlined with the view of election of Turkmenistan in the number of the authoritative UN agencies it is necessary to decide the new challenges for the further development of bilateral dialogue as well as to brisk up the cooperation in such fields as energy security, ecology, development of transport infrastructure, sphere of education and culture, strengthening of the global security, ensuring human rights and freedoms, peace and sustainable development in the world.
In their turn, the representatives of the diplomatic corps of our country expressed sincere gratitude to President of Turkmenistan for the high trust to represent the interests of Turkmenistan in foreign countries and international organizations. They assured the Leader of the nation that on their part they will make all efforts to successfully perform responsible and important tasks put forward by the Head of the Turkmen state to the diplomatic corps of the country.