BISHKEK (TCA) — Economic growth in Europe and Central Asia is anticipated to ease to 2.9 percent in 2018 from an estimated 3.7 percent in 2017, the World Bank says in its January 2018 Global Economic Prospects.
The Turkmenistan government imposed a total ban on women drivers, with or without driver's licenses. The police started detaining female drivers since 1 January and towed numerous vehicles to their parking lot as a warning for all female drivers in the country not to attempt to drive again.
With Edwards relocating to Central Asia experts warn of inevitable instability in Kyrgyzstan. This would benefit the US and hinder China's economic expansion to the east. What’s more, this move infuriates Russia, which does not need a hotbed of instability at its southern borders. After all, there is no guarantee that the flames of unrest would not spread from Kyrgyzstan to the neighboring countries.
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Turkmenistan is globally recognized as a major producer of energy resources, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in an address on occasion of the professional holiday of workers of the oil and gas industry and geology.
Uzbekistan supports the peaceful foreign policy of Turkmenistan, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement on December 11.
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Election campaigns of candidates running for seats in parliament and local governing bodies has started in Turkmenistan, the Central Election Commission said in a message Dec. 4.
By Trend: Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov will attend a meeting of foreign ministers of the Caspian littoral states in Moscow on Dec.4-5, the Turkmen Dovlat Habarlary state news agency reported Dec. 2.
KAZINFORM Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan and Iran agreed to increase railway traffic on the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (CKTI) route, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press service reports.
By Trend The Turkmen Parliament has ratified the agreement on the tripoint of state borders of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Turkmen government said in a message.
AKIPRESS.COM - Some 13 cooperation documents have been signed as a result of the high level talks between Presidents of Tajikistana and Turkmenistan today in Dushanbe, the Tajik President's press service reported.