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Turkmenistan on the way to joining the World Trade Organization as an observer
16 May
Turkmenistan on the way to joining the World Trade Organization as an observer

On May 15, 2020, a regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat. During the session, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a Resolution “On the entry of Turkmenistan to the World Trade Organization as an observer”, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     In accordance with the Document, immediately today, the Turkmen side sent the application letter on the accession to the World Trade Organization as an observer to the Director-General of the WTO.  In line with the WTO procedures, the issue of accepting Turkmenistan to the...

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Online presentation of the regional initiative of the International Organization for Migration
15 May
Online presentation of the regional initiative of the International Organization for Migration

On May 14, 2020, the online presentation of the regional initiative of the International Organization for Migration entitled “New Horizons of Cooperation amid COVID-19 Pandemic” was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The representatives of the MFA, State Migration Service of Turkmenistan, as well as the representatives of the IOM member states from Central Asia, Russia and Europe, IOM experts, and donor organizations took part in the event.  The presentation session was chaired by Zeynal Hajiyev, Regional Coordinator o...

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Presentation of editions published in honor of the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s permanent Neutrality
14 May
Presentation of editions published in honor of the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s permanent Neutrality

On May 13, 2020, in the building of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, a presentation of print media was held, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s permanent neutrality and reflecting the achievements of the state over the years, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The event was attended by the representatives of the ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, the press-attachés of diplomatic missions and representative offices of international organizations working in the country, rectors and faculty of the higher educational institutions of...

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Meeting with the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
14 May
Meeting with the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

On May 13, 2020, an online meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov with the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Lassina Zerbo took place, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     During the meeting, the parties discussed key areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the CTBTO. The constructive nature of Turkmenistan’s foreign policy activities, in particular on disarmament and non-proliferation issues, was emphasized. The parties spoke in favor of expanding the multilat...

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Turkmenistan and UAE discussed the issues on expanding mutually beneficial Cooperation
14 May
Turkmenistan and UAE discussed the issues on expanding mutually beneficial Cooperation

On May 13, 2020, consultations in digital videoconference format between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.  The Turkmen delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Matiyev. The delegation of the UAE was led by the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs Khalifa Shaheen Khalifa Almarar, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.    During the talks, the parties discussed current issues of political-diplomatic, t...

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Telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan and President of the Russian Federation
13 May
Telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan and President of the Russian Federation

On May 12, 2020, the President of Turkmenistan and the President of the Russian Federation had a telephone conversation, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Having warmly greeted each other, the heads of the two states noted with satisfaction the invariably friendly character of the Turkmen-Russian relations, built on the principles of mutual respect, constructiveness and strategic partnership. In the course of the conversation, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Vladimir Putin cordially congratulated each other on the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic W...

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