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19 Dec

THE AMBASSADOR OF ETHIOPIA PRESENTED COPIES OF HIS CREDENTIALS

On December 19, 2019, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Turkmenistan (with residence in Ankara) Mr. Girma Temesgen Barkessa, who arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit. The Ambassador presented copies of his credentials to the Turkmen side and assured that he will make every effort to bring bilateral relations to a new level of cooperation. Noting...

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18 Dec

A MEETING OF THE AMBASSADORS OF SPECA COUNTRIES WAS HELD IN GENEVA

On December 18, 2019, in the Turkmenistan Hall of the UN Geneva Branch, a meeting of SPECA Ambassadors was held to discuss the outcome of the "SPECA Days" of the UN Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), which took place on November 18-21 this year in Ashgabat. The meeting was attended by the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) O. Algaerova, Representative of the Visegrad Foundation, Ambassadors and diplomats of SPECA countries,...

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18 Dec

MEETING OF THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN WITH THE ASSISTANT OF THE UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

On December 18, 2019, a meeting of the delegation of Turkmenistan with the UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for protection Gillian Triggs took place within the framework of the UN Global Refugee Forum at the UN Geneva Office. During the meeting, the Turkmen delegation congratulated the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the successful high-level organization of the First Global Refugee Forum at the UN Geneva office. The meeting highlighted the positive experi...

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18 Dec

MULTILATERAL CONSULTATIONS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UN SPAS WERE HELD AT THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN

On December 18, 2019, multilateral consultations on the development of the United Nations Special Program for the Aral Sea Basin (UN SPAS) were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. During the consultations the participants discussed the issues of the current status and experience of cooperation between the United Nations and the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and noted documents, signed between two Organizations. The speakers underlined that the United Nations...

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18 Dec

IMO MFA HELD PRESENTATION “ATLAS OF DELIMITATION OF MARITIME SPACES”

On December 18, 2019, the presentation of the “Atlas of the Delimitation of Maritime Spaces” was held at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The event was attended by the representatives of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly, the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan, the Institute of the Caspi...

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18 Dec

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN HAD A MEETING WITH THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION A.VITORINO

On December 17, 2019, within the framework of the First Global Refugee Forum, a delegation headed by the Chairman of the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan had a meeting with the Director General of this organization Antonio Vitorino in the Central Building of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). During the meeting, the parties noted the positive practice of cooperation between Turkmenistan and IOM. It was especially noted that the issues of ensuring the rights of refugees...

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17 Dec

TURKMENISTAN SENT ANOTHER BATCH OF HUMANITARIAN AID TO BROTHERLY AFGHANISTAN

On December 17, 2019, in the town of Turgundi of the province of Herat of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, celebrations were held on the occasion of the transfer of powerful electric power equipment for the needs of the economy of a friendly country. In accordance with a document signed by the President of Turkmenistan in November of this year, a transformer of 220/110/10 kV with a capacity of 125 MW and auxiliary equipment are transferred to the Afghan side as humanitarian aid. This will...

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