The President of Turkmenistan proposed to hold 2019 under the sign of peace and trust

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Archival photoThe President of Turkmenistan proposed to hold 2019 under the sign of peace and trust© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, speaking on Saturday at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in new York, has offered to host 2019 under the sign of peace and trust, reported Sunday on the website of the state news Agency TDH.

The head of state noted that the current session of the General Assembly against the backdrop of challenging developments in international politics.

According to him, despite the efforts of the international community, primarily through the United Nations, the situation in some regions of the globe remains complex, there is an extension conflict-prone areas and at the same time reducing the overall level of trust and understanding in the views on the way global development.

«In these circumstances, the question of ensuring universal, durable, and long-term safety stands before us clearly and incisively, imposing on each state the responsibility for the fate of the world», underlined the Turkmen leader.

In his opinion, the main and decisive role in preserving the foundations of international order based on the principles of mutual respect, equality, peace, political dialogue is intended to play the UN and the legitimacy of the UN mission cannot be questioned. According to the President of Turkmenistan, the UN is the only universal international organization designed to provide multilateral cooperation in the name of strengthening international security and sustainable development.

Berdimuhamedov also noted that Turkmenistan considers that the current session of the UN General Assembly aims to contribute to overcoming the crisis of confidence and to strengthen the understanding of member States.

«In this regard, Turkmenistan supports the initiative of hosting the 2019 under the sign of peace and trust. Our initiative involves the development of specific measures aimed at reducing tensions, peaceful, political and diplomatic resolution of disputes and contradictions, the adoption of a responsible and informed decisions», — said the head of the Turkmen state.

The President of Turkmenistan in the period from 29 September to 2 October on a working visit in new York to participate in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

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