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Turkmenistan to increase electricity export to Afghanistan

All necessary conditions will be created in the near future to increase the supply of electricity from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, the Turkmen Ministry of Energy and Industry said Aug. 20. "The construction of appropriate infrastructure will allow creating jobs and contributing to stabilization of the situation in Afghanistan," according to a ... (more)

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Turkmenistan systematically moving to 'green' economy, president says

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Aug. 20 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: Turkmenistan is systematically moving to 'green' economy, the use of modern environmentally friendly and resource-saving technologies in industry, and in the oil and gas, power generation and transportation sectors, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov said.

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13:52 Germany assists Turkmen Ministry of Nature Protection in...

The Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan continues cooperation with German partners, including the Michael Succow Foundation for the Protection of Nature.

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New Turkmen ambassador to Georgia starts his activity

New Turkmen ambassador to Georgia Dovletmurat Muratov delivered the copies of his credentials to Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze August 19. The parties discussed the relevant issues of relations between Georgia and Turkmenistan and the prospects for intensifying the cooperation, the Georgian foreign ministry told Trend.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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09:10 Decriminalization reforms considered in Turkmenistan

Members of the Parliament and representatives of judiciary and law enforcement agencies of Turkmenistan discussed decriminalization of parts of the criminal justice system at an OSCE-organized seminar that concluded in Ashgabat on August 19. The OSCE Center in Ashgabat organized the event to raise the participant's awareness about different ... (more)

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Is Turkmenistan Losing Iran as a Gas Customer?

It appears Turkmenistan is about to lose its second-best customer for natural gas, Iran.

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Turkmenistan intends to export fertilizers

New export opportunities will soon allow Turkmenistan to join the ranks of countries exporting mineral fertilizers on the world markets, said the head of the Chalyk Holding Turkish company Ahmet Chalyk.

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Turkmen FEC assigns temporary chairman

Temporary charge of Chairman of "Turkmennebitgazgurlushyk" State Concern has been assigned to Arslan Sopyev, says a public statement of Presidential Decree on Aug. 19. Former head Amanaly Gurbanov was dismissed as chairman of the State Concern for the serious shortcomings in the work.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Japan, Turkey start building $1.3 bln Turkmen fertiliser plant

Japan's Mitsubishi Corp. and Turkey's Gap Insaat on Monday laid the foundation of a $1.3 billion plant to produce carbamide in Turkmenistan, which plans to gain added value by using its natural gas to produce the fertiliser for export.

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Turkmenistan to export electricity to Pakistan, neighbours : August 18, 2014,

BISHKEK Vice Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Murad Artykov has said that the rapid construction of substations and high-voltage power lines to the border with Afghanistan will assist to deliver Turkmen electricity to Pakistan, Tajikistan and other neighbouring states.

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Is Turkmenistan's Gas Flowing Toward a One-Country Policy?

Ninety percent of Turkmenistan's exports are hydrocarbons. And 70 percent of all Turkmenistan's exports went to China last year.

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15:06 Turkmen Parliament considers several draft laws

The regular 4th session of the Parliament of Turkmenistan took place with participation of representatives of the relevant ministries and agencies, the press service of the President said on August 18. The agenda included a number of draft laws and other legal acts designed to develop key aspects of the state policy.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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09:58 Turkmenistan, Afghanistan discuss cooperation ties in various spheres

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received Minister of Commerce and Industries of Afghanistan Mohammad Shaker Kargar who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit, the press service of the Government reported.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Turkmen president invited to Turkish president's inauguration

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Aug. 16 By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend: Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to attend celebrations dedicated to his inauguration, according to a message from the government of Turkmenistan.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan discuss aspects of cooperation in various sectors

Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the Afghan Commerce and Industries Minister Mohammad Shaker Kargar, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit, according to a message from the Turkmen government.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Is Turkmenistan Losing Iran As A Gas Customer?

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on August 11 that his country no longer needed gas from Turkmenistan.

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Turkey's president-elect invited to visit Turkmenistan

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who won the Aug. 10 presidential election, had a phone conversation.

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More Warnings South Of The Afghan-Turkmen Border

Taliban militants have been gaining ground in Afghanistan's Jowzjan Province on the border with Turkmenistan.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Turkmenistan holds conference on Caspian Sea ecology

It was stressed during the last conference "Ecology of the Caspian Sea: international cooperation for sustainable development" held in the seaside resort of Avaza, that Turkmenistan has initiated a number of proposals to preserve the unique ecosystem of the Caspian Sea and its natural landscapes, and rich biodiversity, the Turkmen government ... (more)

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10:42 Berdymukhamedov holds videoconference meeting on socio-economic development of Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a video-conference meeting with Vice Prime Minister, the chairmen of the ministries, the representatives of central and local governments, the administration of Ashgabat and house of representatives.

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