Photo: Yekaterina Shtukina / RIA Novosti
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov drove to the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev in his car. About it reports TASS.
It is reported that Berdymukhamedov stopped for Medvedev in a hotel on a rare GAS-21 “Volga”. After that politics took a small car trip in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat. Then Mr Medvedev and Mr Berdimuhamedov headed to the presidential residence, where he held a working Breakfast.
Also RIA Novosti reported that the Turkmen leader gave Medvedev a puppy Alabai.
Earlier, Berdymukhamedov decided to write a book about these dogs.
In addition, it was reported that Berdymukhamedov has acquired a Mini Cooper for 520 thousand euros. According to state media, “personally converted and recreated on the basis of his drawings, assembled high-speed sports SUV”.
In the same month in Turkmenistan was hit by a serious financial and food crisis. The dollar on the black market exceeded the official 9.5 times (29 Turkmen manats per dollar as against 3.5 AZN — rate in 2015). Food in the Republic are in deficit in the regions of Turkmenistan, the bread was sold on the passport, and in a queue for flour people signed up for the month ahead, passed the “Radio Azatlyk” (local service of “Radio Liberty”).
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