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31 May

Turkmenistan and Portugal discussed the issues of further expansion of cooperation

On May 31, 2018, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Portugal to the Republic of Turkey (with residence in Ankara), Mrs. Paula Leal da Silva, who arrived to the Turkmen capital on a working visit. During the talks, the parties discussed issues of further interaction between the two countries on the principles of equality, mutual benefit and...

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31 May

GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMIC CONNECTIVITY FOCUS OF OSCE REGIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN TURKMENISTAN

“Good Governance and Economic Connectivity - best practices within the OSCE region” was the topic of the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference organized by the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan that ended in Ashgabat on 31 May 2018. The two-day conference brought together some 120 participants, including high-level officials and decision-makers from five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan and 21 OSCE participating States and Partners for Co-operation. Representatives of internationa...

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30 May

The Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union discussed issues of strengthening cooperation

On May 30, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong. During the meeting the parties discussed the main fields of activity of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, as well as ways of cooperation and interaction within the framework of this organization. As the Turkmen side noted, Turkmenistan considers the IPU as a platform for developing both multilateral and bilateral dialogue wit...

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29 May

A meeting was held in Switzerland with the President of the International Cycling Union (UCI)

On May 29, 2018 in Aigle (Switzerland), the Ambassador of Turkmenistan in the Swiss Confederation had a meeting with the President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), David Lappartient, during which the issues of expanding our country's cooperation with this major international sports organization were discussed. In particular, the practical implementation of the United Nations General Assembly resolution "World Bicycle Day" dated April 12, 2018 was touched upon, and in this context...

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25 May

Turkmen-Romanian inter-ministerial consultations held in Bucharest

On May 25, 2018, bilateral consultations on regional issues, in particular concerning the EU and the Middle East, at the level of the heads of the relevant departments of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Romania had been held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania. During the consultations, delegations of the two countries discussed in detail such issues as the relationship of Turkmenistan with the European Union, in the context of Romania's upcoming chairmansh...

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24 May

The XVII International Universal Exhibition "White City - Ashgabat" started its work in the capital of Turkmenistan

On May 24, 2018, the XVII International Universal Exhibition "White City - Ashgabat" began its work in the capital of Turkmenistan. The exposition is designed to demonstrate achievements, accumulated work experience and prospects in the field of urban development, architecture and the formation of urban infrastructure in modern Turkmenistan. The organizers of the exhibition - the Ashgabat Khyakimlik and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the country - offer the widest range of topics of...

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23 May

Meeting at the MFA of Turkmenistan with the EU Special Representative for Central Asia

On May 23, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.          At the meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including the further development of relations between Turkmenistan and the European Union. During the talks, the sides also discussed the implementation of the EU Strategy for Central Asia.          The sides stressed the imp...

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