Press releases & Statements

Briefing on UN Security Council resolution, aimed at consolidation of efforts of the member-states of the United Nations in matters of international support for Afghanistan

On March 13, 2018, a briefing on the resolution of the United Nations Security Council aimed at further consolidating the efforts of the UN member states in international support for Afghanistan, adopted on March 8, 2018 was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The briefing was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan jointly with the Institute of international relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The briefing was attende...

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A briefing was held at the MFA of Turkmenistan

On February 1, 2018, a briefing was held in the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan on acquaintance with the main results of the social and economic development of Turkmenistan in 2017, with the results of the Foreign Ministry activities for the past year in the context of the implementation of the Foreign Policy Concept of Neutral Turkmenistan for 2017-2023, and also with the planned for 2018 events. The briefing was attended by representatives of...

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Statement for media

On April 4, 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, with the support of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat, held a meeting on preparations for the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII) to be held in Ashgabat on November 14-15, 2017. Representatives of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Italy attended the meeting. In particular, the meeting participants discus...

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Press Release

“Garlyk” mining and processing plant for the production of potassium fertilizers will be inagurated in Turkmenistan on March 31, 2017 Equipped with the most advanced technologies, this plant will become the flagship of the Turkmen chemical industry and the largest industrial-production complex in the Asian continent. The fact that its construction on one of the largest deposits of potassium salts in the world clearly indicates that Turkmenistan will obtain  one of the lead...

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Сообщение для СМИ

24 января таджикским информационным агентством «Авеста» было распространено сообщение заместителя начальника ГУП «Таджикская железная дорога» Усмона Каландарова, в соответствии с которым таджикская сторона обсуждает вопрос об открытии железнодорожного сообщения через Узбекистан в Россию в обход Туркменистана. В связи с этим Министерство иностранных дел Туркменистана выражает крайнее непонимание туркменской стороны подобного рода заявлениями официальных лиц Таджикистана....

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Press Release

In connection with the posted content on the official website of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), the following is noted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. Company’s message has tendentious and biased nature, is considered by us as an attempt to mislead all of us, regarding to the debt repayment obligations of the Company to the Turkmen side. In particular, the statements about the alleged violations of the contract from  State Concern «Turkmeng...

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Press Release

In the last days contradictory information started to circulate in the mass media of Iran and other states concerning Turkmen-Iranian relations in the gas sphere.  Some of them allegedly state about “unexpected and inconsistent with bilateral agreement” termination of natural Turkmen gas supplies to Iran as of January 1st 2017.  On the contrary, in other publications it is noted that Iran has signed a five year contract with Turkmenistan on the supply of Turkmen gas. In th...

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