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Meeting with President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

After your visit toKazakhstan, there is a revival of our trade relations, but there is still potential for growth and work in this direction,Nursultan Nazarbayev


Turkmenistan to supply glass products to Azerbaijan

The glass producing enterprise in the Ovadandepe town of the Akhal region of Turkmenistan has concluded contracts with consumers from Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper writes.


Turkmenistan starts producing briquetted coal - Report

AzerNews reported that Turkmenistan's Mert Peder company has started production of charcoal briquettes for ovens, fireplaces, heating tents, greenhouses and for cooking on grill.

STEELGURU - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Turkmenistan in process of TAPI gas pipeline construction

The meeting reported about the measures taken to implement the initiatives to diversify routes for the export of energy carriers to world markets, in particular, the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, which is being carried out in accordance with the pla

MENAFN - 2018-08-14 01:44:29

Turkmenistan: Facts are stubborn things

The ostensibleagendaof the August 3 Cabinet meeting overseen by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was to discuss the "work of the economic branches [of government] over the past seven months.” There should have been much to talk about given therampant inflation, food shortages and all manner of c


CNPC starts work at new gas field in Turkmenistan

China National Petroleum Corp.’s (CNPC’s) Amu Darya River Gas Co. subsidiary in Turkmenistan started work on a new gas field last week,CNPC said on Tuesday.The field, located in the Block B concession of the Bagtyiarlyk contract area, is scheduled to become operational in early 2019 and will have a

INTERFAXENERGY.COM - 2018-08-14 14:24:44

UN working languages be studied in Turkmenistan's special schools

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has proposed to include in the curriculum of new specialized schools the study of several foreign languages, primarily world languages, in addition to general subjects, the Vatan newspaper wrote Aug. 10.


Turkmenistan benefit from AFC Futsal Coaching Coach

FFT General Secretary Rovshen Kemjayev, who opened the ceremony, wished the participants a productive course and thanked the Sports Ministry of Turkmenistan and the Asian Football Confederation for assisting and organising the futsal course.


Turkmenistan: Three More Conscientious Objectors Jailed

By Felix CorleyThree more Jehovah’s Witness conscientious objectors were jailed in July to punish them for refusing compulsory military service on grounds of conscience. Each received a one year term in an ordinary regime labour camp.Ikhlosbek Rozmetov, Veniamin Genjiyev and Maksat Jumadurdiyev are


Russia's and Turkmenistan's leaders to hold energy dialogue: Kremlin

Iran and four ex-Soviet nations, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, agreed in principle on Sunday how to divide up the potentially huge oil and gas resources of the Caspian Sea, paving the way for more energy exploration and pipeline projects.

YAHOO! - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Russia's and Turkmenistan's leaders to hold energy dialogue - Kremlin

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during an award ceremony of the members of the national soccer team at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, July 28, 2018. Pavel Golovkin/Pool via REUTERS

REUTERS UK - 2018-08-15 07:49:14

Turkmenistan: UN Blames Government for Activist’s Death

The United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) has found the Turkmen government responsible for the torture and death of a human rights activist, theProve They are Alive Campaign!said today. The activist, Olgusapar Muradova, died in state custody in 2006, after her arrest and trial on politically m


Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan strengthen economic ties - The Astana Times

The mission, set up with the assistance of the Kazakh Embassy in Turkmenistan, was attended by 16 machinery, construction, pharmaceutical and food companies, including Azia Auto, Bayan Sulu (confectioner), IT&M, KazAzot (research and investment), Kazakhstan Garysh Sapary (space agency), Kazphosphate


Turkmenistan to prepare new gas pipeline construction projects

During a government meeting President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the importance of resolving the tasks of the fuel and energy complex, including those related to attracting investments for the development of the complex, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper wrote.


Strategic partnership agreement between Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan to enter into force since Sept 11

AKIPRESS.COM- Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan exchanged letters of ratification of the agreement on strategic partnership on the sidelines of the Caspian Summit in Aktau, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan said.The agreement was signed on 18 April 2017 in Astana by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Naza

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-08-14 13:43:00

Caspian Sea Now Shared by Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan

14 August 2018 — António Guterres, theUN Secretary-General, has welcomed the historic signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, which took place on Sunday [13 August 2018], marked by a ceremony which brought together the leaders of the five countries bordering its coastline.

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-15 08:50:00

Turkmenistan holds environmental inspection of large gas chemical complex in Caspian sea

An environmental passport has been prepared, the environmental impact of the auxiliary equipment of the enterprise under construction - evaporative ponds has been assessed, a project of permissible discharge of treated process water into the Caspian sea has been prepared at the request of Hyundai En


153 Turkmenistan citizens to hajj in Saudi Arabia

AKIPRESS.COM- Pilgrims from Turkmenistan left to Saudi Arabia for hajj, the Turkmen president's office said.153 Turkmens from all regions of the country and Ashgabat will join millions of pilgrims from all around the world who will perform hajj in Mecca and Medina, the statement said.On the eve of t


Turkmenistan to hold int’l Amul–Hazar rally through Karakum Desert in September

Foreign press at the media forum was represented by journalists from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, China, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.


As Abuses Continue, RFE/RL Says UN Ruling On Turkmenistan Has Urgency Now

“We welcome the U.N. finding, which confirms what rights groups have long contended: that the death of Ogulsapar Muradova was a politically motivated crime by Turkmen authorities because of her human rights advocacy and reporting,” Kent said. “But the abuses continue. Twelve years later, at this ver