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 Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev meet in Ashgabat

Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev meet in Ashgabat

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev during his visit to Turkmenistan. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the sixth Caspian summit, which took place in Ashgabat …

Putin: Russia calls for boosting ties between Caspian nations

Putin: Russia calls for boosting ties between Caspian nations

Moscow calls for boosting cooperation between the five Caspian nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a summit of five Caspian nations in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on Wednesday. "Russia has consistently called for …

Ashgabat hosts 6th Caspian states summit

Ashgabat hosts 6th Caspian states summit

Turkmenistan is hosting the 6th Caspian littoral states summit to address cooperation and security issues of the Caspian littoral states. As part of the summit, the leaders of the five Caspian littoral states (Azerbaijan, Russia, …

Meeting of Caspian littoral states' FMs kicks off in Ashgabat

Meeting of Caspian littoral states' FMs kicks off in Ashgabat

Ashgabat is hosting the meeting of the Caspian littoral states' foreign ministers - Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. The meeting is devoted to preparations for the Sixth Caspian Summit, which is to be held …

Kazakh president to attend Caspian Summit in Ashgabat

Kazakh president to attend Caspian Summit in Ashgabat

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will attend the Caspian Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on June 29, the press service of the Kazakh president's office said on Monday. "On June 29, [Kazakh] President Kassym-Jomart …

86% voter turnout recorded in Turkmenistan

86% voter turnout recorded in Turkmenistan

The voter turnout in the presidential elections in Turkmenistan amounted to 86.34% at 15:00 local time, the press service of the CEC of the republic reports. ”By 15:00, 86.34% of voters cast a ballot in the presidential elections …

Nikol Pashinyan travels to Ashgabat

Nikol Pashinyan travels to Ashgabat

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will fly to Ashgabat this evening to attend sessions of the Council of CIS member countries' leaders, according to the press service of the republic's government. The PM …

Turkmenistan and OSCE discuss development of renewable energy

Turkmenistan and OSCE discuss development of renewable energy

A roundtable meeting on plans for the development of renewable energy in Turkmenistan is held in Ashgabat, according to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry. The event is organised by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe …

Ashgabat to hold international trade fair in April

Ashgabat to hold international trade fair in April

An international trade fair and conference 'Trade and Services - 2019' will be held in Ashgabat on April 10-11, 2019, Turkmenistan's Chamber of Commerce and Industry reported. The organizers of the fair will be the …

Turkmenistan to expand cooperation with Russia

Turkmenistan to expand cooperation with Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was welcomed in Turkmenistan by the republic's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. "Dear Gurbanguly Myalikgulyevich,  Our president …

Date of next CIS summit revealed

Date of next CIS summit revealed

The next CIS summit will be held in Turkmenistan’s Ashgabat city on October 11, 2019, head of the CIS Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev said at an expanded meeting of the Council of Heads of CIS …

 Ashgabat to host World Weightlifting Championship

Ashgabat to host World Weightlifting Championship

The World Weightlifting Championship will be held in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat from October 281 to November 10, 2018, local media reported. Turkmenistan’s bid to host the World Weightlifting Championship was unanimously …

Turkmenistan to host Weightlifting World Championships in 2018

Turkmenistan to host Weightlifting World Championships in 2018

The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that the 2018 IWF World Championships will be held in Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan. It was originally announced over two years ago that the contest would be held in …

4.2-magnitude earthquake hits Turkmenistan

4.2-magnitude earthquake hits Turkmenistan

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Turkmenistan, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The epicenter of the quake was located 385 kilometers northwest of the country’s capital Ashgabat. The seismic center was located …