According to the information program of the Turkmen television "Watan", the Governor of the Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation Igor Babushkin addressed A message to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in which he warmly thanked for the assistance to the region.
"Please accept my most sincere assurances of unwavering respect for You and on behalf of all residents of the Astrakhan region and myself, let me thank You for the much-needed and timely assistance provided by Turkmenistan to our region during this difficult time.
The cargo received from Turkmenistan will be sent to organizations that provide support to people at special risk for COVID-19, as well as to social and medical institutions in our region that are engaged in the fight against coronavirus infection.
Your decision to send high-quality Turkmen-made goods to the Astrakhan region free of charge is a clear example of our close friendly relations.
I sincerely thank you for your personal attention to the Astrakhan region and hope to continue our multifaceted cooperation in the spirit of friendship and mutual understanding."