Statement by Secretary Pompeo – On the Occasion of Turkmenistan National Day

Turkmenistan National Day

Ashgabat, September 28, 2018– On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people and government of Turkmenistan as you commemorate your country’s Independence Day.

The United States and Turkmenistan work together in pursuit of our shared interests in a region of prosperous, independent, and sovereign states. We look toward further cooperation between our countries across a wide variety of areas, including trade and commerce, the advancement of regional stability, and the deepening of educational and people-to-people ties.

With our best wishes to the people of Turkmenistan, we express our hopes for a closer partnership over the coming year.