Issues related to the holding of meetings of the Council of CIS heads of state and the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Ashgabat in October 2019 were discussed today by foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Chairman of the Executive Committee – CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev.
The head of the CIS Executive Committee arrived in the Turkmen capital to participate in the 83rd meeting of the CIS Economic Council, which will be held on September 13 in Ashgabat.
According to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the parties discussed the topics of the upcoming meeting of the CIS Economic Council, the fruitful holding of which is designed to have a positive impact on cooperation between the CIS member States on issues of mutual interest, in particular in the development of economic and social policy.
During the meeting, Sergey Lebedev highly appreciated the efforts of Turkmenistan in promoting the main goals and objectives of the CIS within the framework of the country's chairmanship in the Commonwealth this year. The success of the meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government in May this year in Ashgabat was also noted, which made a huge contribution to the implementation of the agreements reached and the strengthening of cooperation between the countries.