Turkmenistan

How Iran scuttled US energy pipeline plans in region

How Iran scuttled US energy pipeline plans in region

The implementation of an agreement between Iran and Azerbaijan to swap the Turkmen gas is set to strengthen the Islamic Republic’s role in the energy equations of the Caspian region. The swap deal which went into effect on Saturday …

30th Anniversary of CIS

30th Anniversary of CIS

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Belovezh Accords, which marked the official collapse of the Soviet Union and the establishment of the CIS. On December 8, 1991, the leaders of the Russian Soviet Federative …

Tehran welcomes gas contract with Baku

Tehran welcomes gas contract with Baku

A tripartite contract on gas swap between Turkmenistan, Iran, and Azerbaijan could turn Iran into a regional transit center, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said. According to Raisi, Iran has reached a number of agreements on …

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Turkmenistan

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Turkmenistan

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Ashgabat to take part in the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Sapardurdy Toiliev met him at the international airport. …

Caspian naval capabilities

Caspian naval capabilities

Over the past years, Russian diplomats have repeatedly expressed their hope that Tehran will ratify the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea signed on August 12, 2018, in Aktau following the results of the 5th Caspian Summit

Aliyev met with the Secretary General of the Turkic Council

Aliyev met with the Secretary General of the Turkic Council

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States Baghdad Amreyev in Baku.  The Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States is an international organization. It …

Russia brings back 178 people from Turkmenistan

Russia brings back 178 people from Turkmenistan

According to the Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan, yesterday, from Turkmenabat to Moscow, another 178 people were returned by plane. "On October 22, 2021, flight 8536 of the Russian S7 airline, organized by the Russian embassy, …

Iran and Turkmenistan agree to implement bilateral agreements

Iran and Turkmenistan agree to implement bilateral agreements

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredov on a phone conversation on Sunday reviewed the latest status of bilateral ties, Afghanistan developments, and the sponsoring of the Economic …

Tajikistan's evolving position on Afghan refugees

Tajikistan's evolving position on Afghan refugees

In late July, a Tajik official said the country had the capacity to accept 100,000 Afghan refugees. Since then, Dushanbe has fallen into the broader, anti-refugee Central Asian line

Russia to develop Azerbaijani-Turkmen oil field?

Russia to develop Azerbaijani-Turkmen oil field?

The Russian oil company LUKOIL plans to take part in the development of the Azerbaijani-Turkmen oil and gas field Dostlug, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said. "On January 21, 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding was …

Turkmenistan applies to join WTO as observer

Turkmenistan applies to join WTO as observer

Turkmenistan has applied to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) as an observer, Trend reports with reference to Khabar 24 Kazakh digital information TV channel. According to the information, the corresponding decree was signed by …

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan on Thursday received humanitarian assistance, including food and medicines, from five countries, an official said. The cash-strapped country, which suffered 20 years of war, is now in severe economic crisis, and poverty can …