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Ashgabat to host forums on environmental protection

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Ashgabat to host forums on environmental protection

- Ashgabat will on June 5-8 host events dedicated to environmental protection and regulations on water use, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported May 27.
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Turkmenistan votes in one-sided presidential poll

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Turkmenistan votes in one-sided presidential poll

- Citizens of Turkmenistan went to the polls on Sunday for a presidential vote expected to further tighten incumbent strongman Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's hold over the gas-rich Central Asian country. Voting in the country of over five million people began at 7:00 am (0200 GMT) and will continue until polling stations close at 7:00 pm (1400 GMT), the central electoral commission confirmed. Berdymukhamedov, 59, faces eight other candidates including subordinate regional officials,
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Turkmenistan leader certain to win third term in vote

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Turkmenistan leader certain to win third term in vote

- ASHGABAT Turkmen leader Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is certain to secure a third term in office in Sunday's presidential election, maintaining his grip on power in the isolated gas-rich nation. Berdymukhamedov, 59, has run the former Soviet republic of five million people with an iron fist for a decade after succeeding equally autocratic president-for-life Saparmurat Niyazov who died in 2006. Berdymukhamedov, a dentist by training, has kept in place Niyazov's repressive political
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  • Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Turkmenistan delivers his credentials to Turkmen Parliament Speaker
    Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Turkmenistan delivers his credentials to Turkmen Parliament Speaker

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Turkmenistan based in Tehran Kemal Muftic delivered her credentials to Speaker of Turkmen Parliament Akdzha Nurberdyeva on July 10 in Ashgabat, official media report. On behalf of the head of the state, Nurberdyeva congratulated Muftic on appointment and wished successes in development of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries. Muftic conveyed warm greetings of top Bosnia and Herzegovina officials to president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
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  • 'The answer to global transportation challenges is 'not less transport – it is sustainable transport' – UN chief
    'The answer to global transportation challenges is 'not less transport – it is sustainable transport' – UN chief

    , un.org

    26 November 2016 Opening the first-ever , United Nations Ban Ki-moon told delegations gathered in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, that the world has the resolve, commitment, imagination and creativity “to transform our transport systems in a sustainable manner that will improve human wellbeing, enhance social progress and protect our planet.” “This sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. And that is expected to substantially increase in
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  • “Turkmenistan acting as transcontinental economic bridge”
    “Turkmenistan acting as transcontinental economic bridge”

    , trend.az

    Turkmenistan is acting as a transcontinental economic bridge of interaction among the European, Asia-Pacific and South-Asian economic systems, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said.
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  • President of Turkmenistan offers condolences to president of Tatarstan over deadly bus crash
    President of Turkmenistan offers condolences to president of Tatarstan over deadly bus crash

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent deep condolences to President of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russia) Rustam Minnikhanov over the deadly passenger bus crash near the city of Zarinsk. "On behalf of the people and the Government of the country and personally, the President of Turkmenistan conveyed the words of sympathy and support in this hard moment to the families, relatives and friends of deceased and wishes of speedy recovery to the injured," the statement read
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  • Turkmenistan sets up state service for combating economic crimes
    Turkmenistan sets up state service for combating economic crimes

    , trend.az

    Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on creation of a state service for combating economic crimes, said the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service.
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