The President of Turkmenistan discussed priority areas of cooperation with the UN Secretary General

Priority areas of bilateral partnership were discussed at the meeting of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, who is on a working visit to New York to participate in the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, with the Secretary-General of the Organization Antonio Guterres, TDH reports.

During the meeting held on the second half of Monday, Antonio Guterres noted the active and proactive position of Turkmenistan in cooperation with the Community of Nations.

During the exchange of views on the priority areas of bilateral partnership, it was emphasized that Turkmenistan, guided by the principles of positive neutrality, is implementing a foreign policy aimed at ensuring the well-being of the peoples of the region and the whole world, the news agency notes.

In this regard, the effective nature of Turkmenistan’s long-term interaction with the UN and its specialized structures was emphasized.  This partnership is also embodied in the implementation of constructive initiatives of a regional and global nature put forward by the Turkmen side, in the joint implementation of major projects and programs in various fields.

At the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly, new initiatives of Turkmenistan will be announced aimed at ensuring peace and security, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, including strengthening international cooperation in such areas as energy, transport, ecology and climate change, and the humanitarian sphere