Maria Zakharova on importance of cooperation between Russia and Turkey

Cooperation between Russia and Turkey has a deeply conscious character, which is based on the principles of good neighborliness and mutual respect. This is stated in the comments of the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova spread on Tuesday in connection with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Brotherhood between the government of the RSFSR and the government of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, reports TASS.

“We consider this significant date, together with the centenary of bilateral diplomatic ties celebrated in 2020, as historical evidence of the mutual understanding of the importance of the Russian-Turkish partnership,” the commentary says. “Our cooperation is deeply conscious, based on the principle of good neighborliness, mutual respect and consideration of interests, focus on joint productive work for the welfare and prosperity of the peoples of Russia and Turkey, in the name of peace, security and stability in the region and on the European continent as a whole. “

The Russian Foreign Ministry also confirmed its readiness to build up constructive interaction with Turkey in all areas, expand trade, economic and investment cooperation, implement promising projects in energy, industry and infrastructure, improve cultural and humanitarian exchanges and human contacts.

“Adherence to the spirit and principles of the Moscow Treaty, which has not lost its political and historical relevance over the past hundred years, serves as a guarantee for the further progressive development of relations between the Russian Federation and the Turkish Republic,” Zakharova noted.