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The National Security Minister demoted and relieved from the post of the Secretary of the Security Council

<p>On 22 January, 2020 President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov held the session of the Security Council, in the course of which he expressed grave discontent with the performance of the National Security Minister Yalym Berdiev, the state information agency TDH reports.</p><p>Berdyev …</p>
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Turkmenistan’s Defense Minister severely reprimanded

<p>The state information agency TDH reports that on 22 January, 2020, in the course of the session of Turkmenistan's Security Council to summarize the 2019 performance, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov issued a severe reprimand to the Minister of Defense ...
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Watchdog Faults Eastern Europe, Central Asia On Failure To Fight Corruption

<p>Countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia continue to experience "limited separation of powers, abuse of state resources for electoral purposes, opaque political party financing, and conflicts of interest," anti-corruption watchdog Transparency Internati...
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Turkmenistan’s Authoritarian Leader Reprimands Ministers Of National Security, Defense

<p>Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov</p><p></p><p>Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has handed down a "severe" reprimand to his national security chief and the defense minister over perceived shortcomings in their performance.</p><p></p...
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International Rights Campaign Calls For Pressure On Turkmen Officials Over Missing Inmates

<p>The Prove They Are Alive! rights campaign has called on the international community to pressure Turkmen authorities to curtail the practice of enforced disappearances in the Central Asian nation's prison system.</p><p></p><p>The group said in a statement th...
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SUCCESSIVE MEETING OF THE TURKMEN-GERMAN JOINT WORKING GROUP TOOK PLACE IN ASHGABAT

<p>On January 23, 2020, the ninth meeting of the Turkmen-German Joint Working Group took place in Ashgabat.</p><p>The Turkmen delegation was headed by the Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations of Turkmenistan, while the German delegation was led by ...
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How Many People Live In Turkmenistan? The Official Figure Is Hard To Believe

<p>Years before there was "fake news," there were official statistics from Turkmenistan.</p><p>Figures released by the Turkmen government have continually stretched the boundaries of belief and all-to-often there was no reason to believe they were accurate.</p...
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SUCCESSIVE MEETING OF THE TURKMEN-GERMAN JOINT WORKING GROUP TOOK PLACE IN ASHGABAT

<p>On January 23, 2020, the ninth meeting of the Turkmen-German Joint Working Group took place in Ashgabat.</p><p>The Turkmen delegation was headed by the Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations of Turkmenistan, while the German delegation was led by ...
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