News 12 december 2017
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According to the traditions, celebration events has started with flower laying ceremony to the Neutrality Monument with the participation of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The peculiarity of the creative action is that all the songs sounded in foreign languages - English, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese and French.
Speaking at the Summit of the Heads of the CIS in Sochi in October of this year, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov called upon the enhancement of mutual trust and initiated the development of the action programme of on consolidation of good neighbour relations. The outcomes of the forums resulted in the decision of Turkmenistan co-chairmanship of the CIS in 2018.
Celebration programme of the concert was opened by the performance of Dokmaçylar folk ensemble with music and dance composition dedicated to modern Turkmenistan.
The race route ran on the Path section from the Chandybil Avenue to the TV and Radio Broadcasting Center “Turkmenistan”. Athletes were to overcome more than 18 kilometers with an overall vertical climb height of about 1320 meters.
The attention during the briefing was focused on the value of the neutrality Policy at the supporting of the peace and stability, value the neutral status as fundamental concepts of the internal and external policy, as the factor of progressive development. Also were stressed the efforts of our Neutral State directed to resolving global agenda, extension of multi format international relationship in the politic sphere, economy, culture, science and education, transport and communications, power economy.
In the first centuries of the development of international trade, Chinese merchants exported gracious and fast horses, the ancestors of modern ahalteke horse, as well as the forage, the alfalfa, from Parthia. The grapes was other important goods of Chinese import. We all know that viniculture and winemaking have deep roots in the Ancient Greece, Mediterranean countries, Caucasus and Hellenistic East including Parthia. It is only the territory of Turkmenistan where the archaeologists found charred and hence remained grape seeds in the cultural layers of the neoliths and early Bronze Age, which age according to radiocarbon analysis exceeds five thousand years. The vine was not known in China for ...
At different times, the city flea markets had different shapes. We do not know what the bazaars of the Hellenistic East looked like, where the international trade on caravan roads existed - there are no written evidences and archaeological data at the disposal of the modern science. Perhaps, these were simple areas in convenient places, where traders and their clients gathered at a certain time. Surely, they were hiding from the sun under light shelters and awnings. It is quite admissible that special shops and malls were built in large cities. Unfortunately, time has not kept anything. Meanwhile, many historical cities of Turkmenistan with citadels, mosques, caravanserais, mud houses and inner yards, ...
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Neutral legal status of our independent state, which was recognized twice by the United Nations General Assembly, became the basis of the main domestic and foreign policy. The neutrality is one of the most important conditions for the provision of dynamic development of the economy and steadfast improvement of the quality of people’s life.