Russian Foreign Minister to visit Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will make a working visit to Turkmenistan on April 4 and then he will visit Tashkent.

Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with President Berdymukhamedov and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov in Ashgabat to discuss mutually beneficial economic ties, expansion of trade, intensification of cooperation between regions of Russia and Turkmenistan.

The views concerning relevant international issues, situation in Central Asia, deeper cooperation between the Foreign Ministries of Russia and Turkmenistan will be exchanged.

The cooperation program between the Foreign Ministries of Russia and Tajikistan for 2013 will be signed during this visit.

Sergey Lavrov will head then to Tashkent to attend the session of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council on April 5.