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People’s Council of Turkmenistan was held On September 25, 2018, the first session of the People’s Council chaired by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was held.The initiative of the President of Turkmenistan to organize the highest representative authority- thePeople’s Council was supported and adopted in October last year at the meeting of the Elders Councilwhich was held in Ahal velayat.  Elected members of the People’s Council, heads of the government authorities,...

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From  September 29 to October 2, 2018, the Government delegation headed by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will pay a working visit to New York, United States of America to participate in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly which will be held in the UN Headquarters.   It is expected that, the President will have high-level meetings in accordance with the program of the visit. Moreover, according to the instructions of the Head of State, Turkmen-...

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A press release from the Heads of States-founders IFAS   On August 24, 2018, the Heads of States-founders International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) Summit was held in national touristic zone Avaza, Turkmenbashi. The following Heads of States in Central Asia took part in the summit: the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov,...

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The full use of all sports opportunities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the introduction of new foreign policy initiatives in the future, based on active directions of international sport cooperation, take a special place in the foreign policy conducted by the President of Turkmenistan. As is known, on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan on April 12, 2018, the Resolution "World Bicycle Day" was adopted at the 82nd plenary meeting of the 72nd s...

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Good governance and economic connectivity focus of OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference in Turkmenistan  “Good Governance and Economic Connectivity - best practices within the OSCE region” was the topic of the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference organized by the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan that ended in Ashgabat on 31 May 2018. The two-day conference brought together some 120 participants, including high-level officials and decision-makers from five Central...

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On April 30, 2018, in Ashgabat, the High-Level Meeting "Towards a Comprehensive Implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia" was held, and the third phase of a joint project supporting the Joint Action Plan for Central Asia (SAP) was launched. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), with the participation of the UN Und...

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On March 21, 2018, the Turkmenistan State Border Services prevented an illicit trafficking attempt of large consignment of narcotic drugs on board of a vessel in the territorial waters clearly violating the state border of Turkmenistan, 3-4 km from the coastline, by a group of citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The incident fell into the limelight after the unsubstantiated reports in the Iranian and some other countries’ media.  In the process of interception by...

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