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20 Dec

THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTED A RESOLUTION "STRENGTHENING THE LINKS BETWEEN ALL MODES OF TRANSPORT IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE GOALS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT"

On December 20, 2017, at the 74th meeting of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the resolution "Strengthening the links between all modes of transport to achieve the Sustainable Development goals" submitted by Turkmenistan was unanimously adopted. The co-authors of the resolution were 74 states. The resolution also reaffirmed the commitment to enhancing the role of sustainable transport and mobility in creating jobs, promoting mobility and improving the efficiency of log...

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15 Dec

OSCE ORGANIZES SEMINAR ON RELIEF MECHANISMS FOR NATURAL DISASTERS AND EMERGENCIES IN TURKMENISTAN

Effective mechanisms for responding to natural disasters and emergencies were the focus of a seminar organized by the OSCE for members of the State Commission for Emergency Situations of Turkmenistan and representatives of other relevant bodies held in Ashgabat on 14 and 15 December 2017. The two-day event focused on preventative and preparatory measures within disaster response procedures and aimed to facilitate the exchange of best practices in ensuring community safety in the event of an e...

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11 Dec

MEETING WITH THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE

On December 11, 2017 in Ashgabat, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan had a meeting with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) O. Algaerova. In the light of the importance of the priority areas of Turkmenistan's cooperation with the UN Economic Commission for Europe, issues related to the development of cooperation in various directions were discussed. Other issues related to the ide...

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4 Dec

AUSTRIAN COMPANIES HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN JOINT PROJECTS IN TURKMENISTAN

On December 4, 2017, a Turkmen-Austrian business forum was held in the capital hotel "Archabil", for participation in which a representative delegation of the Austrian Republic arrived in Ashgabat. From the Austrian side the business forum was attended by representatives of several government agencies and organizations, and 24 companies specialized in the field of trade, health, agriculture, transport and logistics, energy, engineering, engineering technology, construction, tourism and others...

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4 Dec

POLITICAL CONSULTATIONS HAVE BEEN HELD BETWEEN THE FOREIGN MINISTRIES OF TURKMENISTAN AND THE AUSTRIAN REPUBLIC

On December 4, 2017, political consultations between the representatives of the foreign policy departments of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Austria have been held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The delegation of guests was led by the head of the Department of Eastern and Southern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia of the Ministry for European Affairs, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Katarina Vizier. During the political consultations, issues of bilatera...

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1 Dec

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN TO OSCE MADE A STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NEUTRALITY

Official representatives of Turkmenistan during held regular meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on 30th November, 2017 made a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Neutrality. The statement noted that on 2nd February, 2017 during the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, a Resolution proclaiming December 12 as the International Day of Neutrality was adopted, which is celebrated for the first time this year....

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1 Dec

PRESS RELEASE

On February 2, 2017 Resolution titled “International day of neutrality” was adopted at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. The resolution declaring 12 December as the International Day of Neutrality, was introduced by Turkmenistan. The document states that the national policy of neutrality helps to promote peace and security regionally and globally and plays a significant role in developing peaceful, friendly and mutually beneficial relations. According to the resolution,...

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