Articles & Statements

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: foreign policy of Turkmenistan is aimed at creating favorable conditions for internal development and promotion of national interests in the global arena

At a Cabinet meeting on February 18th, the President addressed participants with a speech, in which he outlined the priorities of Turkmenistan's foreign policy for the next seven years. «The world today is changing rapidly; there are various new political and economic structures, new threats and challenges. Such conditions require carrying out a responsible and deeply thought-out foreign policy, which our country builds on the basis of clearly defined principles and ba...

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PRESIDENT GURBANGULY BERDYMUHAMEDOV: AFTER ACHIEVING OUR OBJECTIVES, WE WILL TURN TURKMENISTAN IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S PROSPEROUS COUNTRIES

At the official inauguration ceremony, held in the capital’s Ruhyet Palace, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov delivered an inaugural speech and identified tasks for a new stage of the country’s development. Welcoming elders, members of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council of Turkmenistan, parliamentary deputies, youth, representatives of the mass media, public organizations and the diplomatic corps, who attended the ceremony, the head o...

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President of Turkmenistan defined prospects of country’s development for 2017 at extended meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers (13.01.2017)

Ashgabat hosted an extended meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, where President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov gave a keynote address, summarizing 2016 and outlining the prospects for 2017. As has been noted by the Head of state, the country has finished last year with good results. Turkmenistan has followed the principles of neutrality, peace, good neighborliness and mutually beneficial cooperation, progress and milestones set for implementation of the program...

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Speech the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the High Level International «Policy of Neutrality: International Cooperation for the Sake of Peace, Safety and Development» Conference (Ashgabat, 12.12.2015)

Dear Heads of states! Dear Heads and members of delegations! Ladies and Gentlemen! Today Heads of states, governments, parliaments, largest international organizations, prominent diplomats, political and public figures from around the world have gathered in this hall. First, allow me to welcome our dear guests and to express them deep gratitude for their accepting the invitation to participate in work of this Conference and to celebrate historical date – the 20th ann...

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Speech the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Summit of Heads of the States-Gas Exporters (Tehran, 23.11.2015)

Dear Sir President of the Islamic Republic of Iran! Dear Heads of states! Dear participants of the Summit! First, I express hearty thanks to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mister Hassan Rouhani for hospitality and conditions created for fruitful work! The present situation in world power space, including gas industry, sets us a number of big and complex tasks. The need of ensuring energy security, being one of the main issues, is an important condit...

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Speech the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (New York, 25.09.2015)

Dear Chairman! Dear Secretary General! Dear Heads and members of delegations! The current Summit on a Sustainable Development takes place in the year of the 70th anniversary of foundation of the United Nations; it is of special importance. Fifteen years have passed since that moment when leaders of states of the world, having for the first time defined the international agenda in the field of development, created the international mechanism of interaction aimed at...

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