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Telephone conversation between the President of Turkmenistan and the Amir of Qatar
19 Nov
Telephone conversation between the President of Turkmenistan and the Amir of Qatar

On November 18, 2020, a telephone conversation took place between the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.  During the conversation, the heads of states expressed satisfaction with the high level of bilateral ties, as well as the constructive collaboration in the framework of regional and international structures.    The parties considered the political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian aspects of relations between the two states.  The closeness of positions of the two countries on key aspects of regio...

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The delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the 8th meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Council of the CIS member states
19 Nov
The delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the 8th meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Council of the CIS member states

On November 18, 2020, the eighth meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Council of the CIS member states was held in the format of videoconference, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.  At the meeting, the Turkmen delegation was headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Secretary of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan Ch.Amanov. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary S. Lebedev, Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) S. Zas, including the heads of the security...

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Turkmenistan and Sweden discussed issues of building the potential of bilateral cooperation
19 Nov
Turkmenistan and Sweden discussed issues of building the potential of bilateral cooperation

On November 18, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met via videoconferencing with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, Ms. Ann Linde, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.  During the constructive conversation, the diplomats discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, exchanged views on the regional and international agenda. Also, the heads of the Foreign Ministries of the two countries expressed mutual interest in intensifying contacts in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian fields, as well as wi...

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Turkmenistan took part in the “Central Asia - European Union” Ministerial Meeting
18 Nov
Turkmenistan took part in the “Central Asia - European Union” Ministerial Meeting

On the 17th of November 2020, the 16th “Central Asia - European Union” Ministerial Meeting was held in participation of the European Union’s (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell.  The meeting was also attended by the European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.  During the session, the participants exchanged views on two vectors present on the agenda of the meeting. That is the cooperation of EU with the Central Asia and its prospects,...

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Turkmenistan brought the necessity of fulfilling the obligations in the framework of the Paris Agreement to the notice of the Heads of external policy agencies of the EU and Central Asia
18 Nov
Turkmenistan brought the necessity of fulfilling the obligations in the framework of the Paris Agreement to the notice of the Heads of external policy agencies of the EU and Central Asia

At the Ministerial Meeting of the European Union and Central Asian countries, the Turkmen side urged the participants to pay due attention to the climate change issues, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.  In this context, the delegation of Turkmenistan noted that each country taking part in the “Central Asia – European Union” format should spend utmost efforts to fulfill the provisions of the Paris Agreement.      In this regard, the determination of Turkmenistan to declare at the Climate Ambition Summit to take place on the 12th of December its commitments related to the imple...

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Initiatives on application of the principles of Neutrality in the resolution of international issues exclusively emphasized in the Joint Communiqué of the 16th “Central Asia – EU” Ministerial Meeting
18 Nov
Initiatives on application of the principles of Neutrality in the resolution of international issues exclusively emphasized in the Joint Communiqué of the 16th “Central Asia – EU” Ministerial Meeting

The Joint Communiqué adopted upon the outcomes of the 16th “Central Asia – EU” Ministerial Meeting had a special clause on the significance of the initiatives of Turkmenistan aimed at the enhancement of the role of neutrality policy as a vital and efficient tool for peace building and attainment of unanimous resolutions in the international relations.      In particular, the heads of the external policy agencies of the European Union and the countries of Central Asia welcomed the initiative of Turkmenistan to host on the 12th of December 2020 in Ashgabat, an International Conference entitled...

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