Meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the delegation of Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation
On April 12, 2016 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received the delegation of Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation headed by the Governor Mr. Alexander Zhilkin.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the progress of joint work in a different range of areas. Speaking about the economic component of the relations, the parties discussed a number of issues relating to bilateral cooperation. Attention of the parties has been given to the possibility of expanding cooperation in trade; in particular, the sides had expressed an interest in supplying the textile, chemical and food products.
Among the priority areas of cooperation the humanitarian sphere was marked, the parties expressed their desire to further continue the fruitful co-operation in education and build relationships in the field of tourism.
Finally, noting the role of partnership interaction between Turkmenistan and Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation on a reciprocal basis, the sides expressed satisfaction with the process of expansion of the Turkmen-Russian cooperation in various areas of mutual interest.