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EU welcomes Turkmenistan’s energy supply diversification policy

Lubomir Frebort, Chargé d'affaires of the European Union Office in Turkmenistan, thanked President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for supporting the development of relations with the EU. The representative of Brussels said this in a conversation with the leader of Turkmenistan with representatives of international organizations during a trip to Balkan province to get acquainted with the environmental...

Representatives of the Caspian states discuss navigation safety issues

On February 28, 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan began a two-day meeting of authorized representatives of the Caspian states to discuss the draft Protocol on cooperation in the field of safety of navigation in the Caspian Sea. According to the website of the Foreign Ministry of our country, representatives of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan,...

Presidents of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan discussed priority aspects of cooperation

On Tuesday, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The interlocutors stressed the high level and constructive nature of the successfully developing interstate dialogue. Stressing that the Turkmen-Uzbek relations have gained new content, G. Berdimuhamedov and S. Mirziyoyev elaborated on the key aspects of trade and...

Opportunities for expanding Turkmen-Korean partnership discussed in Seoul

The Turkmen-Korean Business Forum with the participation of representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Turkmenistan was held in Seoul on February 22. The forum was organized by the Korean International Trade Association (KITA), according to ORIENT. The event, which was held in conjunction with the 7th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific...

Azerbaijan ratified Caspian status convention

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed the law on ratification of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea. The text of the law is published on the website of the head of state. Aliyev also approved the agreement "On cooperation in the transport sector between the Caspian states", "On the prevention of incidents in...

Refined products lead in exchange trading

Last week, 50 transactions were registered at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan. For foreign currency, entrepreneurs from the UK, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Afghanistan purchased liquefied gas, gasoline, petroleum coke, produced at the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries. Businessmen from Turkey, Afghanistan and other countries also purchased gasoline and fuel...

Turkmenistan received an invitation to join the Southern Gas Corridor

The European Union and Azerbaijan have offered Turkmenistan to join the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project, so the decision for Ashgabat. This is reported with reference to the European Commissioner for the budget and human resources Günther Oettinger, according to the Russian “Prime” Agency. Turkmenistan received an invitation to the SGC at a meeting of the...

Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan highly appreciate the importance of the TAPI gas pipeline

The construction of the transnational gas pipeline Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) was among the main topics of negotiations between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, who was in Ashgabat on an official visit on February 21. During a briefing for media representatives after the talks, the leaders of the two countries noted...

Today Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will arrive in Turkmenistan

Today, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani arrives in Ashgabat on an official visit, the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan reports. As noted, during the visit on February 21, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will meet with his counterpart from Afghanistan, during which the leaders of the two countries will discuss the...

Turkmenistan and Japan discussed priority areas of cooperation

The foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan held political consultations with the Japanese delegation headed by the head of Department of Central Asia and the Caucasus the country's foreign Ministry Tomiyamo Mikito. This is reported by the website of the foreign Ministry of our country. During the meeting, the parties discussed promising areas of cooperation, political, trade, economic...

Implementation of the Southern gas corridor project has entered its final stage

The implementation of the southern gas corridor (SGC) project, designed to supply Azerbaijani gas to Europe, has entered its final stage. This was stated at the Munich security conference by Azerbaijani energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov, TASS reported. According to the Azerbaijani Minister, the start of deliveries is scheduled for the end of 2020. Although the SGC...

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