News 23 april 2018


The Turkmen diplomatic mission in Riyadh organized a mini-football tournament

Teams of embassies and representative offices of international organizations accredited in Riyadh, as well as representatives of the Turkmen diaspora, took part in the competitions.

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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visits Ashgabat Park in Tashkent

As is known, the opening of the monument on the street with the name of the greatest Turkmen poet Magtumguly was held on May 18, 2017.

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Turkmen leader pays tribute to the memory of the first President of Uzbekistan

The Guard of Honour lined up on the both sides of the stair running to the Memorial. Under the sounds of ceremonial melody performed by military orchestra, the basket of flowers was laid to the pedestal of the Monument on behalf of the Head of Turkmenistan. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov paid tribute to National symbol of the Republic of Uzbekistan. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev told to his Turkmen colleague the history of creation and symbols of the Monument as well as about the Arch of Good and Noble Aspirations located on Mustakillik Square, which is installed on 16 white-marble columns and crowned with sculptures of storks and cranes – the symbols of happy and peaceful life. After, joint motorcade ...


Representatives of Caspian states discuss the cooperation in transport sphere

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

This is the third meeting of the experts organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Service of Maritime and River Transport and State Enterprise on Caspian Sea Affairs under the President of Turkmenistan for the coordination of the Draft Agreement on cooperation of Caspian states in transport sphere. This document was elaborated by Turkmen side according to the initiatives of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov proposed at the Summit of the Heads of Caspian States in Astrakhan (Russian Federation) in 2014.

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Turkmen leader gives positive feedback of the high-level talks in Tashkent

The presence of the perspectives for activation of trade and economic cooperation and increment of trade turnover volumes were stated. The willingness to the expansion of the partnership between business communities of two countries and to the realization of joint projects has been mentioned.

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President of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan discuss situation in Afghanistan

It was noted that the countries closely cooperated in framework of the authoritative international and regional structures - the United Nations Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States. Cooperation between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan stands as a strategic factor in the sustainability and positive development of processes in the Central Asian region.

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Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopt number of documents on cooperation

The Programme of cooperation in transport sphere in 2018 – 2020 and the Programme of Scientific and Technical cooperation in 2019 – 2020 were adopted on inter-governmental level. The Agreement on Sanatorium and Health improving treatment of children in Avaza National tourism zone was signed.

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Turkmen leader puts forward the initiative to establish the Consultative Board of the Heads of Central Asia States

To fulfill these tasks today, it is necessary to create adequate political mechanisms, new forms of multilateral communication built on the systematic and long-term basis. It could be achieved through regular meetings of the Central Asian states at the highest level. Turkmenistan had already emphasized this, and the meeting of the heads of the Central Asian states in Astana this March proved the justifiability of this idea, outlined the contours of its implementation. In this context, it seems reasonable to start the preparatory work, to discuss step-by-step joint actions in this direction, and to determine their algorithm.

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To offer a new incentive to the Turkmen-Uzbek cooperation in the sphere of transport and trade

Specialized exhibitions of commodity producers stand as one of the forms of such cooperation. Thus, at the end of last month, Ashgabat hosted the National Industrial Exhibition of Uzbekistan. More than 60 enterprises of the neighboring country showcased their products. The National Exhibition of Turkmenistan and the Turkmen-Uzbek Business Forum are held in the framework of the current state visit of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Uzbekistan.

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Aspects of the dialog in water management are discussed at high-level meeting

Both countries see the this guarantee and the main conditions of rapid economic growth in Central Asia, implementation of large-scale international infrastructural projects, support of trade relations and attraction of long-term foreign investments in this.

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Tashkent hosts the meeting between the Heads of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with the participation of the Governments

Current visit of Turkmen leader to Uzbekistan is considered as a milestone event in the relations between two countries. Its main objective is to activate bilateral cooperation, to define the ways of interstate cooperation in Central Asian region and in international arena in general taking into account new realities and tendencies of development.

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Leaders of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Hold Restricted Talks

Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Shavkat Mirziyoyev were photographed against the state flags of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Then the heads of state inspected the Guard of Honor at the square in front of the residence, and introduced to each other the members of the Government delegations of the two countries. Heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the Republic of Uzbekistan were also introduced to the Turkmen leader.

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The official visit of the President of Turkmenistan to Uzbekistan

Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov and other high-ranking officials greeted the Turkmen leader in the air harbor. From the airport, the Turkmen leader’s cortege headed to the Kuksaroy State Residence, where the top-level bilateral talks will take place.