Turkmenistan is preparing for the chairmanship in the CIS in 2019, the Altyn Asyr TV channel reported Sept. 1.
Kyrgyzstan has temporarily banned imports of animals and products of animal origin from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz media reported Aug. 30.
The Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIET) and the Kyrgyz Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs have signed an agreement on cooperation, the UIET said in a message on Aug. 28.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Turkmenistan on August 24, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
Bilateral documents have been signed following the Turkmen-Kyrgyz talks held at the highest level in Ashgabat on Aug. 23, the Turkmenistan State News Agency reported.
The bottom of the drying Aral Sea sends over 150 million tonnes of toxic dust every year around the world. People in Asia, Europe and even in Antarctica inhale it every day. The hazard zone from the consequences of the largest environmental catastrophe of mankind has long exceeded the limits of Central Asia. It is demanding urgent measures from the world community.
Turkmenistan plans to start building railway ferries, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Manmathan Chakaev said.
The exchange of ratification documents of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, signed on April 18, 2017, took place in Aktau, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a statement Aug. 13.
The next VI summit of the heads of the Caspian states will be held in Turkmenistan within the agreed time frame, the final communiqué of the fifth Caspian summit, held yesterday in Aktau reads, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan said in a statement.
Meeting in the Kazakh port city of Aqtau, the leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan have signed a new convention on the legal status of the resource-rich Caspian Sea -- a matter disputed between the five neighbors for more than 20 years.