At the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, a conference entitled Turkmen Diplomacy: In the Service of Solving International Issues took place, timed to coincide with the Day of Diplomatic Workers of the country.
The forum was attended by heads of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Turkmenistan, employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, teachers and students of a number of higher educational institutions in Ashgabat.
The speeches of the conference participants emphasized that Turkmen diplomacy is an example of combining traditional and modern functions and forms of activity, following generally accepted norms of international law, principles of equality and mutual respect, friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation between states.
At the forum, it was noted that the distinctive features of the Turkmen foreign policy strategy are balance, consistency and commitment to multilateral constructive approaches in solving international problems.
Then the traditional ceremony of awarding a number of young employees of the Turkmen diplomatic service and students of the Institute of International Relations with diplomas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan took place. Also at the conference, a presentation of two books on Turkmenistan's foreign policy was held.