October 22, 2010 (KATAKAMI / KREMLIN.RU) — Dmitry Medvedev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed a broad range of bilateral cooperation issues, in particular trade and economic ties and joint projects in energy, agriculture, transport, telecommunications, and humanitarian sector, as well as a number of regional issues.
President Medvedev noted that energy remains one of the two countries’ key cooperation areas and said that Russia is ready to expand ties in the electricity and gas sectors. The President also underlined the need to develop cooperation in energy efficiency and new technology.
Dmitry Medvedev stressed he hoped to see the Caspian region countries continue friendly cooperation. The Caspian Sea is the common wealth shared by the five countries that are responsible for present and future laws regulating the region’s natural resources, the President said.