Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan | Russia to resume gas imports from Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — The head of Russia’s giant state-controlled gas company says it plans to resume imports from Turkmenistan after a three-year break over a pricing dispute. Gazprom chief Alexei Miller said in televised remarks while visiting Turkmenistan that the company expects to start buying gas from the Central Asian country starting Jan. 1. Miller … Continue reading ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan | Russia to resume gas imports from Turkmenistan

United States | Turkmenistan National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people and government of Turkmenistan as you commemorate your country’s Independence Day. The United States and Turkmenistan work together in pursuit of our shared interests in a region of prosperous, independent, and sovereign states. We look toward further … Continue reading United States | Turkmenistan National Day

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan | Turkmenistan ends free utilities after a quarter century

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — Turkmenistan’s president has ordered a complete end to free natural gas, electricity and water, which residents of the Central Asian nation have enjoyed for a quarter century. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said Wednesday the move taking effect next year would help Turkmenistan more rationally use natural resources and develop a free market economy. In … Continue reading ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan | Turkmenistan ends free utilities after a quarter century

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan  | Turkmenistan surprised by Tajikistan’s rollback on railroad

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan  — A railroad project in Central Asia is apparently up in the air, with Turkmenistan saying that a Tajik envoy’s statement apparently backtracking on the project is incomprehensible. Tajik Ambassador to Uzbekistan Imom Sodiq Ashourboyzoda said this week that his country has decided to indefinitely postpone building the railroad linking it with Turkmenistan … Continue reading ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan  | Turkmenistan surprised by Tajikistan’s rollback on railroad

U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and China jointly hosted a regional workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling from July 10 – 12, 2018, at the China National Nuclear Security Center of Excellence outside of Beijing. This collaboration reaffirmed the commitment of both nations to partner together against … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop