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A Mother, A Teacher, A Trailblazer: Raising the Status of Water Issues and Women in Turkmenistan

“In many cases, women here are homemakers,” says Lyale Orazova, talking about her homeland, Turkmenistan. “Since a woman gives birth to her children, she is responsible for teaching them the ways of our people. It’s the women who teach children that water is special, that it must be valued, and that they need to take ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Participation in the Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue

Today, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participated in the Virtual C5+1 High-Level Dialogue hosted by Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale with the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to the C5+1 diplomatic platform to address shared security interests, including peace ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (June 23, 2020)

Event: Reports of Infectious Disease and Quarantine of Private Citizens While there are no official reports of positive COVID-19 cases in Turkmenistan, the U.S. Embassy has received reports of local citizens with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 undergoing COVID-19 testing and being placed in quarantine in infectious diseases hospitals for up to fourteen days. The U.S. ...
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