Tajikistan shows interest in acquiring gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, engine oils, liquefied gas and polypropylene.
Myratdurdy Orazdurdyev, the Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Turkmenistan, has been appointed Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) from Turkmenistan, a presidential decree says.
Residents of the capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat bulk buying gasoline and food, fear of imminent price hike.
On October 12, two new arbitration claims were filed against Turkmenistan at the International Center for the Settlement of Arbitration Disputes (ICSID), part of the World Bank Group. At present, there are five pending arbitration cases at the ICSID against Turkmenistan, dating back to 2009.
Representatives of the European Union expressed willingness to help attract investment in the construction of the Trans-Caspian gas pipeline at the talks with the delegation of Turkmenistan in Brussels.
Turkmenistan has arguably been a study in authoritarian rule since it became an independent country in late 1991. Its leader is kept in power with the help of an efficient and ruthless security force that roots out the smallest hint of discontent and quickly silences even whispers of criticism.
An Iranian deputy minister said the dispute between Iran and Turkmenistan over natural gas trade has gone to arbitration, noting that both sides have filed lawsuits against each other.
Turkmenistan and the EU discussed the activation of energy cooperation, regional security, as well as the development of transport and transit routes connecting the region of Central Asia with European countries, Radio Azatlyk reported.
Regional training on “Good Practices in Border Security and Management to Strengthen National and Regional Capacities in Countering Terrorism” started in Ashgabat, the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia said.
The delegation of Turkmenistan headed by deputy prime minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov has been recently on a working visit to Brussels, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message.