The minister held a friendly conversation with PM Netanyahu in which they agreed on deepening and expanding bilateral relations in the political and economic spheres.
(Communicated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson)
Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov came to Israel for a three day working visit, which began on Sunday, May 29 2016). This is the first visit of a Turkmen foreign minister for nearly twenty years. Turkmenistan is a secular state with a predominantly Muslim population that has maintained friendly relations with Israel since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1993.
During his visit to Israel, the minister held a friendly conversation with the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Benjamin Netanyahu in which they agreed on deepening and expanding bilateral relations in the political and economic spheres.
The visitor also met with Minister Zeev Elkin and Foreign Ministry Director General Dr. Dore Gold and visited Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.