It is planned that at the fifth Caspian Summit with the paticipation of the heads of state of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia and Turkmenistan the issues of cooperation in economics, transport, protection of bio-resources and security will be discussed. It was said by Director of the International Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Arman Issetov, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
The glass producing enterprise in the Ovadandepe town of the Akhal region of Turkmenistan has concluded contracts with consumers from Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper writes.
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Central Asia countries are developing a similar to the Schengen zone visa system, according to Kazakhstani Senator, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, Defense and Security Dariga Nazarbayeva. She believes the prospected Silk-visa zone will attract foreign tourists to the Central Asian region.
BISHKEK (TCA) — The foreign ministers of Central Asia countries said they had agreed to increase cooperation against international terrorism and religious extremism after a meeting in the Kyrgyz resort city of Cholpon-Ata held on July 20-22.