During the visit to Turkmenistan, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara was received by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdymuhamedov.
During the meeting a full range of Ukrainian-Turkmen cooperation and prospects for its further development were discussed. The parties emphasized the significant potential for trade-economic and investment cooperation between the two countries, in particular the need to further intensification of cooperation in the energy sector, transport and construction spheres.
During the meeting Leonid Kozhara paid special attention to the Ukrainian presidency of the OSCE in 2013 and the prospects for European integration of Ukraine.
The President of Turkmenistan, in his turn, assessed positively Ukraine's chairmanship of the OSCE. Questions of cooperation in the framework of international organizations were also discussed during the meeting.
The Ukrainian Foreign Minister renewed the invitation of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdymuhamedov to pay an official visit to Ukraine next year.