AKIPRESS.COM - President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov on June 12 received newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Turkmenistan Ji Kyu-taek, who presented his credentials to the head of state.
The diplomat conveyed to the President of Turkmenistan greetings from President of the Republic of Korea Yun Sok Yol.
Congratulating the Korean diplomat on his appointment, Serdar Berdimuhamedov wished him success in fulfilling mission for further development of fruitful Turkmen-Korean dialogue.
The parties considered the dynamic nature of interstate partnership in a bilateral format and within the framework of authoritative international structures, primarily the UN. The similarity of the positions of the countries on maintaining global peace and ensuring sustainable development, as well as other topical aspects of the global agenda, serves as the basis for effective coordination of interaction in the international arena, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan stressed.
The Cooperation Forum "Central Asia - the Republic of Korea" was highlighted as an example of successful dialogue in a multilateral format.
It was emphasized that inter-parliamentary partnership has intensified in recent years, complementing the multifaceted Turkmen-Korean relations.
It was noted that the Republic of Korea is one of the key partners of Turkmenistan in development of bilateral trade and economic relations. The largest Korean companies have been involved in the implementation of various projects in the gas and chemical industries of Turkmenistan. The cars and specialized equipment manufactured by the Republic of Korea are also widely used in the country.
A cultural and humanitarian dialogue also plays an important role in interstate relations. Great importance is attached to the fruitful cooperation in the fields of education, culture, sports, tourism and healthcare.
President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Ji Kyu-taek expressed confidence that the traditionally friendly interstate dialogue would continue to develop successfully.