Berdimuhamedov congratulated Putin on his birthday
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated President of Russia Vladimir Putin on his birthday today by telephone, the Kremlin press service reports. “During the telephone conversation, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov warmly congratulated President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on his birthday,” the press service said. The telephone conversation was not limited to congratulations - Putin and Berdimuhamedov also discussed the development of Turkmen-Russian relations. Putin is 69 years old today. On this day, the Russian leader received numerous congratulatory messages and telegrams from the heads of state and government of foreign countries, heads of international organizations. A number of world leaders preferred to speak personally with the Russian leader by phone and congratulate him on his birthday. Among them are President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Tajik leader Emomali Rahmon, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kisida.