24 Nov

The Delegation of Turkmenistan participated in the SPECA Summit

On November 24, 2023, the first Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the participating States of the United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) was held in Baku. The Turkmen delegation was represented at the forum by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan H.Geldimyradov. During the meeting, the participants exchanged views on key issues of partnership between the participating countries within the framework of SPECA over the 25-...

21 Nov

The celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth Magtymguly Fragi is included in the UNESCO List of Memorable Dates

On November 21, 2023, within the framework of the plenary session of the 42nd session of the General Conference of UNESCO, a resolution was adopted according to which Turkmenistan’s proposal to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of the poet Magtymguly Fragi was included in the List of significant dates for joint celebration with UNESCO in 2024-2025. This event is another striking evidence of international recognition of the role and significance in world literature and in the contex...

17 Nov

Turkmenistan has joined to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for the development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia corridor

On November 14, 2023, Turkmenistan acceded to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for the Development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor, which was adopted in September 1998 in Baku.   The purpose of the document is to develop economic relations, trade and transport communications in the regions of Europe, the Black Sea, the Caucasus, the Caspian Sea and Asia, as well as to promote and facilitate the international transport of goods, ensure traffic safety, harmon...

16 Nov

Press release

On November 16, 2023, a briefing was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan on the results of the participation of the delegation of Turkmenistan in the 44th session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council. The briefing was attended by heads of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, employees of diplomatic missions of foreign states and representative offices of international organizations accredited in Turkmenistan...

15 Nov

Ecology and environmental protection issues were discussed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On November 15, 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov held an online meeting with the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen. During the negotiations, views were exchanged on the current agenda of cooperation in the field of ecology, climate change and environmental protection, and priority areas for further cooperation were specified. As the Minister emphasized, Turkmenistan defines addressing issues related to cli...

9 Nov

Turkmenistan sent humanitarian aid to the State of Palestine

One of the priority vectors of the foreign policy strategy of neutral Turkmenistan, initiated by the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and now successfully implemented by the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, is the development of broad international cooperation, where special importance is attached to humanitarian ties. From time immemorial, the Turkmen people have been characterized by the principles o...

8 Nov

Turkmenistan will export natural gas to Iraq

On November 8, 2023, a meeting between representatives of the State Concern “Türkmengaz” and the delegation of the Republic of Iraq led by the Minister of Electricity Ziad Ali Fadel took place in Ashgabat. During the meeting, a representative of the Iraqi government expressed his country’s readiness to further develop mutually beneficial relations with Turkmenistan, which has great potential in the energy sector. In this context, the parties considered issues related to the organization of...