President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, met today in Ashgabat. On the same day, the foreign ministers of Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation held talks, after which a press conference was held, during which S. Lavrov spoke about the key areas of cooperation between the two countries and the prospects for cooperation, including in the oil and gas sector.

In particular, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said at a press conference that contacts between Gazprom and the government of Turkmenistan on the resumption of Turkmen gas supplies to Russia continue.

“These questions belong to the competence of the intergovernmental commission, the task of which is being prepared. I can say that the president of Turkmenistan today, when he gave his assessment of our relations, noted with satisfaction the contacts through Gazprom, they continue,” Lavrov said, answering the Interfax question. .