Xi Jinping Intends to Take Sino-Turkmen Partnership to a New Stage

President Xi Jinping pays great attention to the development of bilateral relations with Turkmenistan. This is stated in the message of the Chinese leader to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the occasion of the celebration of Independence Day of Turkmenistan.

 

“I pay great attention to the development of bilateral relations and am ready to work together with you to bring the Sino-Turkmen strategic partnership to a new level for the benefit of our countries and peoples,” – the PRC chairman emphasizes in a letter.

 

It should be noted that China is a key buyer of Turkmen natural gas and expects to bring annual purchases up to 65 billion cubic meters of gas. In addition, the Chinese company CNPC is developing gas fields in eastern Turkmenistan under the terms of the Production Sharing Agreement.

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