Turkmenistan and the UN discussed the development of cooperation in the field of human rights

The development of partnership between Turkmenistan and the UN in the field of human rights was discussed during the talks in Ashgabat by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Regional Representative of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia Richard Komenda.

The parties paid special attention to the problems of bilateral cooperation in the field of implementation of the provisions of human rights conventions, to which Turkmenistan is a party. In particular, issues of the activities of the Interdepartmental Commission to ensure the implementation of Turkmenistan’s international obligations in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law were considered.

During the talks, the Turkmen side expressed gratitude to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for supporting national human rights institutions, primarily the ombudsman’s office.

 

 

Source: Turkmenistan.ru