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10 Dec

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN TO AFGHANISTAN

On December 9, 2017, a delegation of Turkmenistan led by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R. Meredov made a working visit to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. In the first half of the day, the delegation of Turkmenistan was received by the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The Turkmen Foreign Minister conveyed warm greetings and respect to the President and people of Afghan...

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9 Dec

KUSHTDEPDI INSCRIBED ON REPRESENTATIVE LIST OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY

The Turkmen national rite of singing and dancing, Kushtdepdi, has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Humanity. This has been communicated at the session of the Government of Turkmenistan by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The decision was adopted unanimously at the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that took place on 7 December 2017 in Jeju (Republic of Korea)....

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9 Dec

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN PARTICIPATED AT THE OSCE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL

The delegation of Turkmenistan attended the 24th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council, which was held on December 7-8 in Vienna, Austria. Heads of the ministries of foreign affairs from 57 states of the OSCE region and delegations from 11 Partners for Co-operation took part in the Ministerial Council meeting, which was chaired by OSCE Chairman-in-Office S.Kurz, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria. Security issues in OSCE participating States, pre...

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8 Dec

1690 Persons Granted Turkmenistan Citizenship

On the occasion of International Neutrality Day, 1690 persons became Turkmen citizens. The relevant Decree has been signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Government session. As reported by Vice Premier, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan, Rashid Meredov, based on the current legislation, norms of international law and principles of humanism underlying the domestic and foreign policy of the country, measures are consistently taken in Turkmenistan to ensure the rights and freedoms...

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7 Dec

MEETING OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE CASPIAN STATES WAS HELD IN MOSCOW

On December 4-5, 2017, the delegation of Turkmenistan headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs R. Meredov paid a working visit to Moscow, where attended the Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Caspian littoral states. During the meeting, the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan discussed issues of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, as well as documents regulating five-way cooperation in the Caspian in various fields...

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6 Dec

SEVENTEENTH MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE "TURKMENISTAN-EU" WAS HELD IN ASHGABA

On December 5, 2017, the Seventeenth Meeting of the "Turkmenistan-EU" Joint Committee was held in Ashgabat. To attend the meeting, the delegation from the European Union, lead by the Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and the OSCE in the European External Action Service (EEAS), Luc Pierre Devigne, arrived in the Turkmen capital. During the meeting the sides discussed wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation in the sphere of trade and economics be...

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29 Nov

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IS THE FOCUS OF THE ENERGY CHARTER CONFERENCE

On November 29, 2017, the 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference under the theme "Mobilizing Investments for Sustainable Energy of the Future and Diversifying Transport Routes" continued its work at the Oguzkent Hotel. The Ministerial part of the 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference served as a platform for decision-makers at the highest level and leaders of energy enterprises to engage in policy dialogue on sustainable energy investments, reliable transit and diversification...

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