OREANDA-NEWSRussian President Vladimir Putin met with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and discussed with him the delivery of Aurus cars to Turkmenistan and cooperation in other areas of the economy.

"At the beginning of our conversation, I would like to note that relations between Russia and Turkmenistan are developing very successfully, last year it began to operate and bring positive results to the practical Strategic Partnership Treaty, which I consider very important for Russian-Turkmen relations", Putin said. The result makes itself felt, in the first seven months of this year, trade increased by more than 62%". According to the Russian leader, this is a serious indicator.

Putin noted cooperation in many areas, in particular in the automotive industry. "It's very nice that you liked this car", He said. However, the President of the Russian Federation emphasized, this is not the only area for interaction. The President of the Russian Federation named, in addition to the automotive industry and trade, projects in the energy sector as finished products. For his part, the President of Turkmenistan, welcoming Putin to Ashgabat, expressed appreciation for Russia's support for the first Caspian Economic Forum, which was accompanied by an exhibition of products manufactured in the Caspian countries.