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Trump’s National Security Picks Back Tough Approach To Russia

WASHINGTON -- Two leading national security picks for Donald Trump's incoming administration warned that Russia is seeking to disrupt U.S. and European institutions and advocated an aggressive military and intelligence approach to counter Moscow.The co...
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Turkmenistan And The Neutrality Trap

The Turkmen government has been proudly proclaiming its UN-recognized status as a neutral country for more than 20 years now. Ashgabat's policy of "positive neutrality" is, since September 2016, even part of the country's constitution.But the policy is...
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Meeting with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

On 9 January 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan completing his diplomatic mission in Turkmenistan Mr. Abdul Malik.During the meeting the pa...
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Meeting with the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan

On 9 January, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was held a meeting with Ms. Elena Panova, appointed to the post of UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative and UNFPA Representative in Turkmenistan.Congratulating Ms. Panova with the ...
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National Security Council meeting reviewed the outcomes of the work of law enforcement agencies in 2016

The results of activities of military and law enforcement agencies in 2016 have been summarized at the expanded meeting of the National Security Council chaired by the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, General of the Arm...
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Uzbek President Criticizes Prosecutors, Vows Tighter Control Over Their Work

TASHKENT -- Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyaev has harshly criticized the country's prosecutors, calling on them to treat ordinary citizens and entrepreneurs properly.At the meeting with Uzbekistan's prosecutors on January 7 -- a day before Prosecutors ...
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UN Concerned About Health Of Jailed, Hunger-Striking Iranian Rights Activists

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran has expressed concerns about the critical health situation of several prisoners of conscience in the country who are on prolonged hunger strikes.In her January 9 statement, Asma Jahangir s...
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Facts about Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

<p>WASHINGTON -- RFE/RL serves a measured audience of 27 million people a week in 23 nations and territories by video, social networks, mobile apps, websites, podcasts and radio � whatever media they use most. From its Prague headquarters and 18 news bu...
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Turkey Urges Russia, Iran To Stop Shi’ite Forces From Violating Syrian Truce

Turkey has urged Russia and Iran to rein in Hizballah and other Shi'ite militias in Syria who Ankara accuses of repeatedly violating a nearly week-old cease-fire.Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on January 4 that if the violations cont...
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