The President and his guest discussed the current issues of gas co-operation successfully maintained on the long-term mutually advantageous basis in the framework of the 25-year bilateral agreement. Reaffirming the steadfast adherence to the undertaken obligations the sides exchanged views on the opportunities of enhancing effective partnership in compliance with the top level agreements achieved during the RF President’s official visit to Turkmenistan.
Touching upon the priorities of the strategy of developing Turkmenistan’s fuel and energy sector based on the principles of diversification of the sector, intensification of mutually advantageous co-operation and oriented to the state and tendencies of the world energy market Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that Russian Gazprom remained Turkmenistan’s leading strategic partner.
The guest reaffirmed the leading Russian company’s intense interest in strengthening and expanding the fruitful business contacts with Turkmenistan and willingness to increase purchases of Turkmen natural fuel.
Upon concluding the meeting Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Alexey Miller expressed belief that mutually advantageous co-operation would be fostered for the purposes of realizing its profound potential.