Turkmenistan received the status of observer in the world trade organization, said on Wednesday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Republic.
"The twenty-second of July 2020 at the headquarters of the world trade organization in Geneva held a regular meeting of the WTO General Council, which examined the application of Turkmenistan for observer status in the organization," - said on the website of the Turkmen foreign Ministry.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on his birthday by telephone, the parties reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening partnerships, the press service of the Kremlin.
"During the telephone conversation, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on his birthday", - said the press service.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that will not be able to attend the Victory parade in Moscow, said on Friday the Turkmen TV.
According to the Turkmen leader, due to the fact that on June 29 he will be 63 years that is considered the age of the prophet Muhammad. Traditionally, the Turkmen people have this important event is celebrated in a family circle. But due to the quarantine measures, where everyone arriving into the country from abroad is a two-week withdrawal, currently, the visit to Russia is impossible.