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  1. Yerevan-Tehran-Ashgabat cooperation: Armenia should pursue more active policy - expertRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    It is yet too early to speak of Yerevan-Tehran-Ashgabat cooperation, but it is an important step, Vardan Voskanyan, Head of the Chair of Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University, told reporters on Tuesday as he spoke of possible cooperation between Armenia, Iran and Turkmenistan. He recalled the Iranian president's statement during his visit to Armenia, as well as the Armenian premier's meeting with the Iranian and Turkmen ambassadors to Armenia, when the sides discussed prospects for energy cooperation.

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  2. Turkmenistan plans to increase regional electricity exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Turkmenistan has always been known for its enormous natural gas reserves and therefore called as a "gas republic", however it is not the only industrial sector which is developed in the country. The energy-rich Central Asian nation is expected to fully provide all of its provinces with uninterrupted power supply and to get additional income through the exports growth to other countries.

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  3. Turkmenistan appoints rep in joint commission with UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    ... by the Turkmen president. Energy sphere is one of the strategic directions of the Uzbek-Turkmen partnership. Turkmenistan has been supplying natural gas to China through Uzbekistan since 2009. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are currently discussing the ...

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  4. 12:57 TAPI project contract signed in AshgabatRead the original story

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    A contract for development of pre-project documentation and provision of services for project management and technical supervision for the Afghanistan-Pakistan stretch of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline was held at the headquarters of the oil and gas complex of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat. The contract was signed by TAPI Pipeline Company Limited and ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH.

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  5. Turkmenistan should be among industrialized countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Today.Az

    Turkmenistan should be among the world's leading industrialized countries in order to achieve the highest goals, said President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during his working visit to the country's Mary Province, the Turkmen media reported. It is necessary to expand the promotion of domestic competitive, high quality products on the international market, as well as to conduct wide production of import-substituting products, noted Berdimuhamedov, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.

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  6. Turkmenistan seeking for new oil, gas fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Research work, 2D and 3D seismic surveys aimed at finding new oil and gas fields are conducted in Turkmenistan, said the article of the online newspaper of the country's Oil and Gas Complex. Progress report was made public during a meeting dedicated to the results of activities of the Oil and Gas Complex's enterprises in 2016.

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  7. 14:08 Turkmenistan eyes export of electricity via AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | AkiPress

    Turkmenistan says there is a plan to build a power transmission line along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, which is being constructed since December 2015, reports Trend. "In addition to providing electricity to all the infrastructure facilities of the line, it will allow export of electricity to other countries via Afghanistan," the Turkmen government said in a report January 19. Turkmenistan also said that increase of export of electricity is necessary primarily for Afghanistan, where establishment of an appropriate infrastructure will create new jobs.

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  8. Regional curators appointed in TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has issued a decree appointing a number of deputy prime ministers to supervise the country's regions. Batyr Atdayev will be a curator of the Ahal region, Bayram Annameredov will curate the Balkan region and Recep Bazarov will curate the Dashoguz region.

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  9. 17:26 Turkmenistan, China celebrate 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relationsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 20 | AkiPress

    A joint concert of artists of Turkmenistan and China was held at the Turkmen National Music and Drama Theater named after Magtymguly in celebration of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Welcoming the concert participants and spectators, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Turkmenistan Sun Weidong noted that the deep roots of friendship between the two peoples date back over two thousand years, when the two countries were connected by the Great Silk Road.

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  10. Baku to host discussions on Caspian Sea legal statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Trend

    The ad hoc working group tasked to develop a convention on the Caspian Sea's legal status will hold a session in Baku in late January, Khalaf Khalafov, Azerbaijani deputy foreign minister, told reporters in Baku Jan. 20. The Caspian littoral states - Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Iran - signed a Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea in November 2003. Russia and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on the delimitation of the northern part of the Caspian Sea in order to exercise sovereign rights for subsoil use in July 1998.

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  11. Turkmenistan eyes to export electricity via AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Turkmenistan says there is a plan to build a powerful transmission line along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, which is being constructed since December 2015.

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  12. Turkmenistan building gas, chemical complex near Caspian SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector It is planned to commission gas and chemical complex in the settlement of Kiyanly in September 2018, the Turkmen government said in a message. "The increase of the share of gas processing products in the export structure will allow Turkmenistan to take its rightful place in the promising market of chemical products," President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who visited the construction site of the complex, said.

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  13. Ashgabat hosts press conference on Asian GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector On January 18, 2017 at the Olympic village in Ashgabat the press conference was organized dedicated to the V Asian Games indoors and martial arts, to be held from 17 to 27 September 2017 at the capital of Turkmenistan, Turkmen Embassy in Baku reported. The press conference was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, the State Committee of Turkmenistan for Sport, the Executive Committee for the preparation of V Asian Games and the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan.

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  14. PM's flight glitch: 2 Biman staff on fresh remandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | The Daily Star

    ... VVIP flight to Budapest with the prime minister made an emergency landing at Ashgabat International Airport in Turkmenistan after a loose nut caused an oil leak and subsequent oil pressure loss in engine-1 of the Boeing 777-300ER, according to the ...

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  15. Turkmenistan ends registration of presidential candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Trend

    The registration of candidates in anticipation of the presidential election to be held Feb. 12, 2017 in Turkmenistan has ended, the country's Central Election Commission said in a message Jan. 18. The Democratic Party nominated the incumbent head of state Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan nominated chairman of the Commercial Bank Rysgal, Bekmyrat Atalyev, and the Agrarian Party nominated chairman of the Mary province committee Durdygylych Orazov.

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  16. Ted Rall: Russia Hacking, What Happens Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Noozhawk

    ... every move. These days, there's no better place to witness this phenomenon than the Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan. These days, a guy named Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is in charge of this former Soviet backwater. Berdimuhamedow recently made ...

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  17. Former Top Turkmen Security Official Dies In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Weekday Magazine

    The former deputy chief of Turkmenistan's Committee for National Security , Tirkish Tyrmyev, has reportedly died in custody at the age of 66. An international human rights campaign called Prove They Are Alive issued a statement on January 16 saying that Tyrmyev's body had been delivered to his relatives on January 13. The group's statement came three days after Tyrmyev's daughter wrote on Facebook that her father's body was handed to their relatives in Ashgabat. Tyrmyev was arrested in April 2002 and sentenced in May 2002 to 10 years in prison on charges of abusing his power.

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  18. Turkmenistan outlines plans for wheat cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has given an instruction to produce 1.6 million tons of wheat in 2017, the Turkmen government said in a message. Turkmenistan started to cultivate wheat in the years of its independence and the country has been exporting the surplus of the harvest since 2011.

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  19. Turkmenistan: Head of State Gas Company FiredRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | EurasiaNet

    The head of Turkmenistan's state gas company Turkmengaz has been fired as the government remains mired in an debt dispute with Iran over historic gas deliveries. At a government meeting on January 13, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov announced that Ashirguly Begliyev was being moved to another unspecified post to be replaced by his deputy, Maksat Babayev, Addressing deputy prime minister Yashigeldy Kakayev, who oversees the country's energy sector, Berdymukhamedov complained that his "managers do not meet current requirement, and that is why I have taken this decision."

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  20. Turkmenistan names acting railway transport ministerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Deryaguly Bashimov has been appointed as Turkmenistan's acting minister of railway transport, according to a decree of the Turkmen president. It was previously reported that the former Turkmen Minister of Railway Transport Bayram Annameredov has been appointed as the country's deputy prime minister, responsible for transportation and communication.

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