Press release on exchange of ratification letters regarding Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan
On August 11 in Aktau (Kazakhstan), Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov exchanged letters of ratification regarding the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan signed by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on October 2, 2017, in Ashgabat. Under Article 18, the Agreement took effect on the day when the letters of ratification were exchanged.
The parties expressed confidence in the fact that practical implementation of the agreements formalised in the document will help to strengthen as well as further develop Russian-Turkmenistani cooperation. The officials shared their opinions on current matters concerning bilateral and regional affairs.