The key direction of partnership between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan is power

Strategic direction of partnership between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan is the power, the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov told during the Turkmen-Kazakhstan negotiations in Astana.

The Turkmen leader instanced to Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline constructed in 2009. Implementation of this unique project has huge value for development of an energy cooperation on space of Eurasia. In particular, for Kazakhstan it means creation of new opportunities for supply of the Kazakhstan gas to China, receipt of the income from transit of energy carriers through its territory.

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that initiating these and other energy projects, Turkmenistan proceeded from understanding of necessity of integration of the countries neighbors in new architecture of power deliveries on the continent.

According to the head of Turkmenistan, the fact that Kazakhstan consistently supported the Turkmen initiatives in this sphere was indicative and acted as the coauthor of two relevant resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 and 2013.

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