Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Ashgabat today on a state visit. During the visit, the distinguished guest will take part in the 15th summit of the heads of state of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states.
According to Anadolu news agency, the Turkish leader was met at the airport by Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Chary Gylyjov, Turkish Ambassador to Ashgabat Togan Oral and others.
A welcoming ceremony for the Turkish leader will take place in the Oguzkhan palace complex in Ashgabat, after which negotiations are scheduled in a narrow format and with the participation of delegations. The heads of the two countries are expected to discuss the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and processes in the region.
Following the talks, a number of bilateral documents will be signed.
The last time Erdogan visited Ashgabat was 6 years ago, in 2015. Then he took part in the events on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the neutrality of Turkmenistan.