Iran and Turkmenistan have taken their dispute over gas supplies to international arbitration, the director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and the deputy minister of oil of the country said.
... And what is important: the horrific consequences of human activities, harmful to the Aral Sea, and continuing despite all the efforts to this day, one way or another will impact all the states within Central Asia without exception. Already millions of adults and children are suffering, as before the Aral Sea is spoken of as a glorious past, as a fairy tale that has come to an end prematurely and tragically, but still there is hope. Hope that the five countries of the region will take control of the situation once and for all -- they will sit at the negotiating table and, throwing back its internal, personal interests and ambitions, will unite in saving the common future for everyone...
The trade at the China-Kazakhstan Horgos International Border Cooperation Center enters a busy season since the beginning of the summer tourism peak. (Xinhua/Li Mengjiao)
Turkmenistan attaches special importance to the development and adoption of the convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan Dovlet Khabarlary state news agency quoted President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov as saying.
ZHARKENT, Kazakhstan -- A court in Kazakhstan has convicted ethnic Kazakh Chinese citizen Sairagul Sauytbay of illegal border crossing, but ordered her release and said she will not be deported to China, where she feared she would face "the most extreme" punishment.
The FINANCIAL -- EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti is visiting Uzbekistan from 31 July to 1 August 2018 to meet with the country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev as well as with Deputy Prime Ministers Sukhrob Kholmuradov, Alisher Sultanov and Jamshid Kuchkarov.
Turkmenistan, Romania to discuss with Azerbaijan creation of Caspian Sea-Black Sea transport corridor
Turkmenistan and Romania have agreed to intensify political and diplomatic efforts to sign in the future a political declaration on the creation of the Caspian Sea-Black Sea transport and transit corridor, Turkmengas state concern informed on July 29.
The cold war between two Central Asian rivals over water appears to have ended, potentially opening the region to international investment and increased integration. Earlier this month, Uzbekistan dropped its opposition to the Rogun Dam, a Tajik hydroelectric power plant which had been a potential powder-keg in the region.
Abu Dhabi: Turkmenistan Airlines resumed biweekly flights between Ashgabat International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, connecting the two nation’s capitals with flights operating every Friday and Sunday.
A new 110-kilovolt power transmission line was commissioned in Turkmenistan on July 26.