Independence Day Speech

Dear Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Thank you for joining us as we commemorate our 242nd Independence Day. Thank you to Presidents Donald Trump and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for their commitment to a strong U.S.-Turkmen relationship. And thank you …

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Joint Statement on North Korea

Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of …

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President Donald J. Trump’s Foreign Policy Puts America First

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 30, 2018 “As we rebuild America’s strength and confidence at home, we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad.” – President Donald J. Trump Charting a New Course: President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy is putting the interests and security of the …

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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. January 30, 2018  [Following are excerpts related to U.S. foreign policy.] Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: * * * * America has also finally turned the page on decades of unfair …

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Remarks by President Trump to the World Economic Forum

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 26, 2018 World Economic Forum Congress Centre Davos, Switzerland 2:02 P.M. CET PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you, Klaus, very much. It’s a privilege to be here at this forum where leaders in business, science, art, diplomacy, and world affairs have gathered for many, many …

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Telephonic Press Briefing with Ambassador Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia

Moderator: Greetings to everyone form the US. Department of State, I’d like to welcome our participants dialing in from across Europe and Central Asia, and thank all of you for joining this discussion. Today we are pleased to be joined from Washington by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Ambassador …

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President Trump unveils security strategy for new era

In his first National Security Strategy, President Trump maps out a vision affirming that strong and sovereign states with diverse cultures are the best hope for a peaceful world. The president made clear that U.S. national security prioritizes the best interests of the United States and that the U.S. remains a force for good in …

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Joint Statement by the President of the United States and the President of the Russian Federation

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 11, 2017 President Trump and President Putin today, meeting on the margins of the APEC conference in Da Nang, Vietnam, confirmed their determination to defeat ISIS in Syria. They expressed their satisfaction with successful U.S.-Russia enhanced de-confliction efforts between U.S. and Russian military professionals that have …

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Ambassador Allan Mustard’s July 4 Speech

Your Excellency Chairperson of the Mejlis Nurberdiyeva, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening! Thank you for joining us today. Thank you also to Presidents Donald Trump and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for their commitment to U.S.-Turkmen friendship and a strong bilateral relationship. And, finally, thank you to the sponsors of today’s event. This simply …

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U.S. Embassy Sponsors Professional Development Seminar for English Teachers in Turkmenistan

The U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan held a two-day professional development seminar for English teachers May 20-21, 2017 at Magtymguly Turkmen State University. Three English Language Fellows led the seminar and shared their teaching experiences and methodology with 100 participants from throughout the country. Participants included university …

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Independence Day Remarks

Archabil Hotel July 1, 2016; 20:00 Your Excellency, Deputy Foreign Minister Niyazliyev, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening!  Thank you for coming.  I thank as well President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for his continued support of the ever-strengthening bilateral relationship between the United States and Turkmenistan. Of course, I thank our sponsors, without whose …

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U.S. Embassy facilitates partnership between the universities and colleges of Albuquerque and Ashgabat

A delegation of three American professors from New Mexico visited Turkmenistan March 14-16 to seek opportunities for future partnerships between colleges and universities in Albuquerque and Ashgabat. This delegation consisted of Dr. Yu-Lin Shen, Director of Graduate Programs, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Russ Fisher-Ives, Director of RoboRAVE International and President of …

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Secretary of State John Kerry At The Washington Post Grand Opening Event

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you, and good morning everybody. And weeks ago – and I did receive the invitation to come here weeks before we knew whether or not Jason would be able to be released, and the others – I really looked forward to being here for this celebration, special celebration of the opening of the …

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Neutrality Anniversary Remarks

On behalf of President Barack Obama and the American people, I extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to the people of Turkmenistan on 20 years of official neutrality. This year, Turkmenistan celebrates a major milestone. Turkmenistan’s Council of Elders named 2015 the Year of Neutrality and Peace, marking the twentieth anniversary of Turkmenistan’s recognition …

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Transcript of DAS Rosenblum’s on-the-record briefing with journalists

Good morning, everyone. I’ll do this briefing in English, but I do understand Russian. So I should be able to understand your questions at least. So, I am here in Ashgabat this week for the Oil and Gas Conference. I was at last year’s Oil and Gas Conference as well. And I might have met …

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Remarks Before Meeting With Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, Mr. President, thank you very much for your welcome. It’s a pleasure for me to be able to be here and be the – I think I’m the first Secretary of State to visit since 1992 when Secretary Jim Baker came. That is far too long a period of time between visits, …

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Statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Turkmenistan’s Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Turkmenistan on the 24th anniversary of your nation’s independence. Since that proud day of independence, the United States has been pleased to work closely with Turkmenistan on a wide range of issues including regional stability, energy security, education, …

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Statement by the President on Iran

Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States, together with our international partners, has achieved something that decades of animosity has not — a comprehensive, long-term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon. This deal demonstrates that American diplomacy can bring about real and meaningful change — change that …

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Fourth of July Remarks by Ambassador Allan Mustard

Salam! Hoş geldiňiz, gadyrly dostlar! (Hello and welcome dear friends!) Your Excellency Chair of the Parliament Nurberdiyeva, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening! Welcome to our annual Fourth of July celebration, which this year marks the 239th Independence Day of the United States. Thank you for coming. Thank you, as well, to Esteemed President …

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State’s Blinken on A Vision for Central Asia

U.S. Department of State Remarks by Antony J. Blinken Deputy Secretary of State Brookings Institute Washington, D.C. March 31, 2015 An Enduring Vision for Central Asia DEPUTY SECRETARY BLINKEN: Well, good afternoon. And Fiona, thank you very, very much for those very kind words of introduction. I think there are few people in Washington with …

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U.S. Embassy Promotes Religious Freedom and Tolerance in Honor of George Washington’s Birthday

Freedoms of thought, conscience, and belief are universal human rights enshrined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Rights and other international treaties. The United States protects freedom of religion and promotes religious tolerance both at home and abroad. In 1790, the first President of the United States, George Washington, encapsulated this spirit in a …

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