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New Seminar Focuses on International Electricity Trade

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Government of Turkmenistan and with the support of the Chevron Corporation, launched a three-day-long seminar entitled “International Electricity Trade and International Electricity Sale and Purchase Contracts.” The seminar focuses on international electricity trade, marketing techniques, and methods of benefiting from the seasonality ...
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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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Ari Roland Jazz Quartet to Perform across Turkmenistan

The U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan, in partnership with Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Culture, will present a series of public performances featuring the Ari Roland Quartet, from March 31 until April 6, across Turkmenistan. The Ari Roland Quartet is a group of four New York City-based jazz musicians, including Ari Roland on bass, John Mosca on trombone, ...
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U.S. Embassy celebrates Black History Month

The U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan, in partnership with the Government of Turkmenistan, celebrates Black History Month by hosting a visit of the American photographer Dario Calmese from February 23 to February 28 in Ashgabat. Mr. Calmese will exhibit his photography collection focusing on African American traditions and give presentations on the history of Black photography, ...
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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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