While welcoming his guest to Turkmenistan, Berdimuhamedow said the current official visit by the Ukrainian president to Turkmenistan was considered an important event in the history of bilateral relations. The Turkmen leader said he was satisfied with the positive development of the intergovernmental dialog, which he said was now developing due to the mutual goodwill of the sides.
"We found a common denominator in all issues of partnership, and we see that the Ukrainian side has understanding and willingness to cooperate. We appreciate this and consider this position, which is based on the mutual desire to meet each other halfway, to be the key to the immutability of the creative nature of bilateral relations and their further development and strengthening for the benefit of the peoples of Turkmenistan and Ukraine," Berdimuhamedow said.
While speaking about trade and economic cooperation, he noted that Turkmenistan and Ukraine are quite able to bring this partnership to a level corresponding to its full potential and the objective requirements of the two countries.