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Turkmenistan has been getting some good cop, bad cop treatment from the United States.

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden sent a letter to his counterpart in Ashgabat thanking him for the Turkmen government’s assistance during the precipitous U.S. pull-out from Afghanistan.

“Your timely help in expeditiously granting overflight and refueling clearances and facilitating passenger transfers to onward destinations was greatly appreciated,” Biden wrote in the letter to President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, which was published on the U.S. Embassy website… >> подробнее

Activist Missing in Turkmenistan

Rachel Denber

Azat Isakov, a Presumed Victim of Enforced Disappearance by Turkmen Security Services

Dozens of people who have fallen afoul of Turkmenistan’s government remain victims of enforced disappearance, some for almost 19 years.

«The police are here. If they find me, they’ll take me in. I’ve gone into hiding.» These are the last words Turkmen human rights activist, Chemen Ore, heard from Azat Isakov, a dissident from Turkmenistan who had been living in Russia for about six years. Ore, who lives in exile in Nepal, told Human Rights Watch that Isakov texted her this message from Russia on October 20. He’s been missing ever since.

In a letter, Russia’s Interior Ministry informed Ore that Isakov flew from Moscow to Turkmenabad on October 22. But according to multiple sources, Isakov… >> подробнее

Turkmenistan's Heir Apparent Makes Vague Pledges In Glasgow To Cut Methane Emissions

Bruce Pannier

Serdar officially went to Glasgow as the deputy chairman of Turkmenistan's ministerial cabinet, which means he was speaking on behalf of the government when he made the pledges about methane reductions.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov sent his only son, Serdar, to Glasgow to represent Turkmenistan at the COP26 world climate conference.

Serdar is seemingly being groomed to take over from his father one day, so he has been making a lot of trips recently representing Turkmenistan. He was even an honorary coach of Turkmenistan's Olympic team in Tokyo this summer.

One might not think that Turkmenistan, a desert country with a population of some 5 million, would have a big impact on the climate.

But it actually does, because it's one of… >> подробнее

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28.07.2018, 17:15 Russia's MTS files lawsuit against Turkmenistan
24.06.2018, 16:08 The EU and Turkmenistan held the tenth round of their annual Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels
30.04.2018, 09:52 Iran ready to swap Turkmenistan gas destined for Pakistan
06.01.2018, 01:12 U.S. Hits Pakistan, Iran, Three Central Asian Nations For Religious Freedom Violations
01.01.2018, 17:03 Turkmenistan doubles price of electricity to Afghanistan
13.12.2017, 12:35 Jailed Turkmen Animal Rights Activist Visited By Daughter After Days Held Incommunicado
09.12.2017, 12:31 Turkmenistan Detains Animal-Rights Activist
07.12.2017, 12:23 Turkmenistan, Iran To Seek Mediation Of USD 1.8 Billion Gas Dispute
06.12.2017, 12:26 Lavrov Says 'Key Issues' Regarding Caspian Legal Status Solved
08.11.2017, 21:53 Struggling Turkmenistan Lowers Limit For ATM Withdrawals Abroad
06.11.2017, 19:25 HRW Says Exiled Rights Activist's Mother Targeted In Turkmenistan
02.10.2017, 20:47 Russia, Turkmenistan Pledge Cooperation As Putin Visits Ashgabat
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