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American Film Experts Present Documentary Films in Ashgabat

Ashgabat, November 14, 2018 – On Sunday, November 18, the U.S. Embassy will sponsor screenings of three critically-acclaimed independent documentary films, at Ashgabat Cinema, followed by a Q&A session with American film experts. Leading up to the event, three American film experts—director James Q. Chan, filmmaker Tim Skousen, and American Film Showcase representative Jennifer Phan—will ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan Allan Mustard Led Diplomatic Visit to Site of Dayahatyn Cultural Preservation Project

Ashgabat, November 5, 2018 – On Thursday, November 1, Ambassador of the United States to Turkmenistan Allan Mustard led an excursion to the Dayahatyn Caravanserai for members of the local diplomatic corps. The purpose of the visit was to examine progress of a cultural preservation project funded through the U.S. Department of State Ambassadors Fund ...
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Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Puma Concludes Delegation to Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, October 29, 2018 – Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asian Affairs Emilia A. Puma led the U.S. delegation to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on October 25–26 for the fifth U.S-Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations. The Annual Bilateral Consultations with Turkmenistan, last held in Washington, D.C. in 2015, are a regular mechanism to discuss the ...
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Instructions for the 2020 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2020)

The annual DV program makes diversity immigrant visas available to persons meeting simple but strict eligibility requirements. A computer-generated random lottery drawing chooses selectees for diversity visas. The visas, however, are distributed among six geographic regions with a greater number of visas going to regions with lower rates of immigration, and with no visas going ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo – On the Occasion of Turkmenistan National Day

Ashgabat, September 28, 2018– On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people and government of Turkmenistan as you commemorate your country’s Independence Day. The United States and Turkmenistan work together in pursuit of our shared interests in a region of prosperous, independent, and sovereign states. We look toward ...
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