President of Turkmenistan visits NATO

  • 07 Nov. 2007 - 07 Nov. 2007
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  • Last updated: 20 Aug. 2008 13:50

The President of the Republic of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov visited NATO Headquarters and met with Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on 7 November.

They discussed Turkmenistan’s relations with NATO in the context of the Partnership for Peace programme and agreed to enhance practical cooperation in several key areas. The two also touched on the regional security situation in Central Asia and in particular the Alliance’s ISAF mission in Afghanistan.

President Berdymuhammedov expressed his country's support for the efforts undertaken by the international community to bring stability to Afghanistan.