The national holding company "Uzbekneftegaz" and the State Concern "Turkmennebit" ("Turkmenneft") signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop oil deposits.
Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Sirojidin Aslov recently commented about the ongoing construction of the Rogun dam in Tajikistan. He told reporters in Brussels recently that Dushanbe has always taken into account the interests of the neighboring downstream countries.
Turkmenistan’s strongman Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov jailed Prosecutor General Amanmyrat Khallyiev and more than 50 internal affairs officers as part of an anti-corruption campaign that was launched in the country.
Iran is determine to file a lawsuit in the International Court of Arbitration against Turkmenistan for failure to supply gas past winter, the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said as quoted by Iranian media.
Uzbekistan was ranked 48th – which made it the strongest among the Central Asian states, Kazakhstan 53rd, Turkmenistan 84th, Kyrgyzstan 109th and Tajikistan 112t.
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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has called for stronger economic cooperation with Turkmenistan and Russia's Far East Region amid tightening economic sanctions by the United Nations after its nuclear and missile tests.
Mr. Nazarbayev proposed to develop certain aspects of bilateral cooperation in the transit-transport and energy spheres, focusing on the availability of great prospects in other areas.
International environmental experts encourage Central Asian states to resolve the looming water crisis together
Some 1.5 million people die every year because of the deteriorating environment in Europe and Central Asia, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) official data. People are dying from the air pollution and difficult access to drinking water. Fourteen people die every day, the organization said, due to water shortage.
TheMinistry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, supported by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, organized 3 April the fifth meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Confidence-building Measures (RI-CBM) technical groups as part of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan in Ashgabat.