ASHGABAT: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday had a brief stopover here en route to Russia during which she held discussions with her Turkmenistan counterpart Rashid Meredov on issues of bilateral interest.
Swaraj, who is is on a two-day visit to Russia, was welcomed at Ashgabat airport by Meredov.
"Making the most of a transit stop at Ashgabat en route to Moscow," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reported.
"Both leaders discussed issues of bilateral interest," he tweeted.
Making the most of a transit stop at Ashgabat en route to Moscow. EAM @SushmaSwaraj welcomed by the Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov of #Turkmenistan at the airport. Both leaders discussed issues of bilateral interest. pic.twitter.com/vBSB9hRKit— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 13, 2018
In Moscow, Swaraj will attend the 23rd meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission on Technical & Economic Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC).