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27 Mar

The Turkmen-Iranian business forum was held in Ashgabat

On March 27, 2018, a Turkmen-Iranian business forum was held in Ashgabat, timed to coincide with the official visit of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani to Turkmenistan was held. The main theme of the next meeting of representatives of business circles of the two countries was the concretization of promising areas of trade and economic cooperation, taking into account national development plans and regional cooperation. As part of the delegation that arrived in Ash...

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27 Mar

Official visit of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Turkmenistan

On March 27, 2018, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani arrived in Turkmenistan on a two-day official visit. The head of the Iranian state was greeted by the officials at the International Airport of Ashgabat, decorated with the National Flags of the two countries. From the airport, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran went to his residence, located at the Oguzkent Hotel. In the first half of the day, the high guest, accompanied by an honorable escort, proceede...

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26 Mar

International observers: elections were held at a high organizational level

On March 26, 2018, the Observer Mission of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which monitored the election campaign and elections of the Mejlis deputies, held press conferences. The events were attended by representatives of national and foreign media, as well as members of the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda in Turkmenistan. Speaking to the audience, the Heads of Missions, expressing gratitude to the country's leadership and t...

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24 Mar

Meeting with the Deputy Secretary General of the SCO was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On March 24, 2018, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) N. Akkoshkarov, who arrived in Ashgabat at the head of a mission of international observers from the SCO to the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan. The main topic of the meeting was the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan on March 25, 2018. As the sides noted, over the years of its existence the SCO has accumulated...

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23 Mar

The UN Human Rights Council adopted the Resolution "Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympie ideal"

On March 23, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), at its 37th session, unanimously adopted the Resolution "Promoting human rights through sport and the Olympie ideal", which reflects the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on encouraging valuable contribution of Olympic refugee teams in strengthening peace and human rights. In particular, the document notes that the participation of refugee teams in large-scale sports games, includ...

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23 Mar

MEETING AT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS WITH THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE - EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE CIS

On March 23, 2018, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the Chairman of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary S.N.Lebedev, who arrived in the Turkmen capital at the head of the mission of CIS observers to participate in the assessment of the forthcoming parliamentary elections. During the conversation, an exchange of views took place on the preparations for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan on March 25, 2018, as well as...

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23 Mar

PRESS RELEASE

In recent days, distorted information about allegedly illegal activities of Turkmenistan's border services with respect to the Iranian vessel has spread in the media of Iran and other countries. The Turkmen side states that on March 21, 2018, the border services of Turkmenistan suppressed an attempt to smuggle a large consignment of narcotic drugs by a group of citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran that violated the state border of Turkmenistan on the motorway boat in Turkmenistan's t...

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