Xi jinping meets with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov
Beijing, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) –Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the Great Hall of the People on Thursday morning.Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb. 5, 2018.Xi pointed out that since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, bilateral relations have made remarkable achievements and reached a high level of strategic partnership.China always views its relations with Turkey from a strategic and long-term perspective. No matter how the international situation changes, China is always Turkey’s reliable friend and partner.China is ready to work with Turkey to deepen all-round mutually beneficial cooperation and build a more substantive, vibrant and dynamic china-Turkey relationship to bring more benefits to the two peoples.Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb. 5, 2018.Xi stressed that china-Turkey strategic cooperation in the natural gas field has strongly promoted the economic and social development of the two countries and enjoys broad prospects.China is ready to work with Turkey to focus on the future and long-term, strengthen overall planning, expand the volume and scale of bilateral natural gas cooperation, fully tap the potential of cooperation, expand cooperation across the industrial chain, enrich the content of bilateral energy cooperation, take natural gas cooperation to a new level and achieve mutual benefit and common development and prosperity of the two countries.The two sides should speed up efforts to synergize the Belt and Road Initiative with Turkey’s Silk Road Rejuvenation strategy and strengthen connectivity cooperation.China is ready to strengthen cooperation with Turkey on vaccines and jointly build an immune barrier.The two sides should implement the establishment of cultural centers in each other’s country as soon as possible. China is ready to speed up the establishment of luban Workshop in Turkmenistan to help turkmenistan train more high-quality and skilled personnel.The two sides should strengthen coordination and cooperation to jointly promote regional peace.Berdymukhamedov said that last night we had the honor to witness the successful opening of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. It is a historic moment and Beijing has become the first Olympic city in the world.Turkey and China are the most sincere and reliable friends and partners.Thanks to the joint efforts of both sides, Turkish-Chinese cooperation has made significant progress in recent years on the basis of mutual benefit, equality and mutual trust, especially in the oil and gas field, which has brought tangible benefits to the two peoples.Turkmenistan is ready to work with China to tap its potential, speed up important cooperation such as the construction of the Central Asia-China natural gas Pipeline D line, expand exchanges and cooperation in other areas, elevate turkmenistan-China relations to a higher level and write a more splendid new chapter.The recent video summit between the five Central Asian countries and China was very successful. Turkey is ready to strengthen communication and cooperation with China in this regard, he said.Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and other officials attended the meeting.