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A Closer Look at Turkmenistan's Election Numbers.

The only numbers soaring in Turkmenistan are at the polls; meanwhile the economy deteriorates.

- The Diplomat - US

Ashgabat committed to active cooperation on Caspian Sea.

- Today.Az - AZ

Turkmenistan studies possibility of WTO membership.

- Today.Az - AZ

Ashgabat committed to active cooperation on Caspian Sea.

Turkmenistan will continue to actively cooperate on the Caspian Sea on the five-party basis, said President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet on February 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan studies possibility of WTO membership.

Energy-rich Turkmenistan continues studying and considering the perspectives of the country's potential joining the World Trade Organization , President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet, Neutral Turkmenistan reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

IDEX 2017: MBDA receives UAE contract for additional Marte Mk 2/N missiles.

Key Points The UAE placed its original contract for Marte Mk 2/N in 2009 Marte Mk 2/N revealed sold to Turkmenistan European missile company MBDA has secured a follow-on order from the United Arab Emirates for the supply of additional Marte Mk 2/N anti-ship missiles to the UAE Naval Forces.

- Jane’s - US

Berdimuhamedov approves Turkmenistan's Concept of foreign policy course.

The re-elected for the third term President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approved the Concept of foreign policy course of Turkmenistan for 2017-2023 making a particular stress on the importance of the stability in the Central Asian region for his country.

- AzerNews - AZ

Berdimuhamedov approves Turkmenistan's Concept of foreign policy course.

- Today.Az - AZ

Report: Turkmenistan is Turkey's Biggest Weapons Buyer.

Turkmenistan was Turkey's single largest weapons buyer over the past five years, while the arms industries of Belarus and Israel are increasingly dependent on Azerbaijan's business, a new report has shown. The report, by the arms trade research group Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, also shows that ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Ombudsman institution to appear in Turkmenistan.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has promised to create an institution of human rights ombudsman in the country.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkmenistan Aims High as It Pledges Space Exploration.

Turkmenistan is aiming for the stars. Speaking at his presidential inauguration after winning a galactic 97.7 percent of the vote in an election over the weekend, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov announced that Turkmenistan will embark on further exploration of space. The state news agency cited the president as saying on ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan discuss TAPI project

Kabul, Feb 17 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmenian counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov have discussed on the phone implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project. Both the leaders on Thursday also discussed further development of bilateral relations and regional as well as ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Longtime ruler of Turkmenistan sworn in for new term

The longtime leader of Turkmenistan has been sworn in for a new term after winning nearly 98 percent of the vote against rivals who had all declared their support for his government.

- FOX News - US

Turkmenistan leader sworn in after crushing electoral victory

Isolated Turkmenistan's strongman Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was sworn in Friday in a grand ceremony after securing over 97 percent of an almost uncontested vote at the weekend

- The Daily Star - LB

Longtime ruler of Turkmenistan sworn in for new term

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan " The longtime leader of Turkmenistan has been sworn in for a new term after winning nearly 98 percent of the vote against rivals who had all declared their support for his government.Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

HH the Emir Sends Cable of Congratulations to Turkmenistan''s President

HH the Emir Sends Cable of Congratulations to Turkmenistan''s President...

- MENAFN - JO

Centil ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Centil Law Firm is recognised once again by Chambers & Partners in their 2017 Asia Pacific edition. Overall is ranked as Band 1 in Uzbekistan, Band 3 in Kazakhstan, Band 2 in Kyrgyzstan and Band 2 in Tajikistan. The firm is also listed as a Foreign Desk in Turkmenistan in Chambers Global. The post Centil ranked in Chambers ...

- The Lawyer - US

Turkmen, Afghan presidents mull TAPI project

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani exchanged views on further development of bilateral relations during a phone conversation, the Turkmen government said in a message.

- AzerNews - AZ

Central Asians See NATO More as Threat than Protection

Central Asians are more likely to see NATO as a threat rather than as a source of protection, according to a new survey. The survey, by the American firm Gallup, polled residents of all the ex-Soviet republics except for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. All of the Central Asian states saw NATO as more of a threat than as ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkmenistan, Apparently, Had an Election

Berdy won, obviously.

- The Diplomat - US

Turkmenistan: President Bags Huge But Implausible Election Win

As had been widely anticipated, Turkmenistan's president has not only won the presidential election, but has done so with a stratospheric majority, despite his nation's sinking economy. In light of the intensely authoritarian nature of the country, it is no surprise that Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov should have got 97.69 ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkmenistan: Upcoming Presidential Poll Lacks Rights Protections

– Turkmenistan's appalling human rights record undermines the possibility of a free and fair presidential election on February 12, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The election climate in Turkmenistan denies its citizens the ability to choose their president freely or enjoy freedom of expression or access to ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Turkmenistan at Twenty-Five: The High Price of Authoritarianism

Turkmenistan's political model appears far more fragile than the record after twenty-five years of independence might lead one to believe.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

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