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Vladimir Putin: Gazprom management will soon arrive in Turkmenistan

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01 July 2022

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin announced the imminent visit of the leadership of «Gazprom» to Turkmenistan. The Russian leader said this while answering journalists' questions at the end of the Sixth Caspian Summit, which took place on June 29 in Ashgabat, according to the website of the President of Russia.
Vladimir Putin commented on the importance he attaches to the current visit to Turkmenistan and what are the prospects for further partnership of the Caspian states following the results of the sixth Caspian summit.
 “I have already said and I want to repeat once again: I want to congratulate Turkmenistan, the people of Turkmenistan, with such a good choice. The new President is a young man, energetic, with a brilliant education and already with experience in government activities. We have good, fruitful relations. He took over from his predecessor, his father. And we had a very useful, good conversation during his visit to Moscow. We have outlined a plan of specific actions to develop bilateral relations and have begun to put it into practice,” Vladimir Putin said.
 “As for the former leader Gurbanguly Myalikgulyevich, we have very good friendly relations with him. Thanks to his efforts, the basis for the development of Russian-Turkmen relations has been largely created, cooperation continues, both in the line of our energy companies, and in the humanitarian sphere, in the field of education, and transport. This is very important, logistics in the modern world is one of the most important components of economic success,” the President of the Russian Federation continued.
 “And in our traditional areas: in energy, in some other areas, there are also specific agreements, including on the continuation of some of our contracts. The leadership of Gazprom will soon arrive in Turkmenistan,” V. Putin said.
 “So we are very grateful to the leadership of Turkmenistan for organizing this event. After such a long, so-called «covid vacation», we finally managed to work with each other in a full-scale mode. It turned out to be very useful,” the Russian leader emphasized.