“The Turkmen president has backed the proposal to hold the next
meeting of the Council of the Heads of the CIS States in Ashgabat on
December 5. A traditional meeting of the Council of the Foreign
Ministers of the CIS States will be held in Ashgabat on December 4,”
Lebedev was quoted as saying in a report posted on the CIS Executive
Committee Web site.
“Now we will be preparing for these forums together with all Turkmen
structures. I am deeply convinced that they will be fruitful,” he said.
Lebedev said the Executive Committee is in close contact with the
administrations of all CIS countries and is discussing preparations for
the upcoming forums.