President of Turkmenistan believes that they share common ground on disarmament with Iran

Turkmenistan and Iran share common ground in regional and international policy, which contributes to consolidation of joint efforts on global disarmament, Trend reports, citing the Turkmenistan government's press-service.

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed this view at his last meeting in Kabmin to the Turkmenistan delegation participating in the international conference in Tehran on disarmament issues.

Ashgabad plans to hold a forum in the first half of this year on problems of disarmament in Central Asia and the Caspian region. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon approved the initiative on his visit to Turkmenistan. Berdimuhamedov noted the special importance of Turkmenistan improving relations with its neighbors, above all with Iran.