Interview with EU Special Representative for Central Asia Teri Hakkal: we are glad to continue the dialogue
On May 26, a meeting of special representatives for Afghanistan in the format "Central Asia – European Union" was held in the building of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan, which was attended by the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Teri Hakkala. At the end of the meeting, she gave an interview to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, answering several questions.
China-Central Asia Summit: Results, generalizations and parallels
The heads of China and the five Central Asian countries reached a consensus on cooperation in many areas during the China-Central Asia summit held on May 18- 19 on Friday in the city of Xi'an in the northwest of China. It was attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and President of Uzbekistan. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Tajikistan – Turkmenistan: proven friendship, reliable partnership and new horizons
We bring to the attention of readers an article written by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Turkmenistan Farrukh Sharifzoda and Head of the Department of Analysis and forecasting the foreign policy of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan by Maruf Abdudzhabborov. The publication is timed to coincide with the visit of the President of Turkmenistan to Tajikistan and contains an analytical review of bilateral relations over a 30-year period, as well as the main conclusions and key recommendations.
Ashgabat meets delegates of the International Forum on Transport and Transit Corridors
The Forum "International Transport and Transit Corridors: Interconnectedness and Development" (ITTC 2023) will be held on May 3-4 in Ashgabat. Its agenda includes post-pandemic recovery and adaptation to new realities in the field of cross-border transport, the development of efficient transit corridors.
More than 300 delegates and over 200 foreign companies attended the OGT 2023 Investment Forum in Dubai
Preparations for the International Forum on Attracting Foreign Investment in the Energy Sector of Turkmenistan have reached the finish line. A few days and hours remain before the opening of the representative meeting in Dubai – an ultra-modern and one of the most comfortable megacities, adjacent to the endless dunes of the Rub-el-Khali desert stretching beyond the horizon.
Mass media in the era of AI, social networks and fakes: who pumps "new oil" and a fox in a chicken coop
"New forms of interaction in the international information space" – under this title, a meeting was held in the format of a round table of the diplomatic and media community in Turkmenistan. Press attaches of foreign embassies, representative offices of international organizations, local official and private media, journalists of foreign news agencies accredited in the country gathered at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan on Friday to discuss a very topical theme.
Central Asia will have its own analogue of the Munich Security Conference
The first Central Asian Forum on Security and Cooperation is scheduled to be held on July 13-14, 2023. It is organized by the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies (KISI) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
What they sell and what they buy in Turkmenistan: a review of domestic brands with the background of ethnicity
The Ashgabat Review of the trade complex of Turkmenistan traditionally unites organizations of the trade industry with enterprises of the textile industry and the private sector. The exhibition, which takes place in the capital from April 4 to 6, presents goods and services to a total of 112 exhibitors. In addition, some of the state institutions only slightly prevail over the business community, and in general, they divided the showroom of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry approximately equally in terms of the quantitative composition.
Expert assessment: the organization of voting in Turkmenistan leaves no room for criticism
As ORIENT has already reported, a briefing was held in Ashgabat on Monday, which was attended by the leadership of the country's Central Election Commission, international observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States, the SCO and the Organization of Turkic States.
Sergey Lebedev: about elections, integration and loyal friends
On the eve of the parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan, the head of the CIS observer mission, Secretary General of the CIS Sergey Lebedev gave an exclusive interview to ORIENT: