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Sister Cities Delegation to visit Ashgabat from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Members of a delegation representing the Albuquerque, New Mexico chapter of the Sister Cities program will visit Turkmenistan from May 21-27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Ashgabat-Albuquerque Sister Cities Program, as well as the “Day of Ashgabat” holiday on May 25. The delegation will meet with local officials, university students, and representatives of ...
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USAID Course Focuses on Insurance Services

Yesterday, 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 week-long course entitled “New Types of Insurance Products and Services.” The course focuses on the role of insurance markets in national economic growth, how modern insurance markets work, as ...
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Recent remarks by General Lloyd Austin, Commander of U.S. Central Command, regarding U.S. military collaboration with the Government of Turkmenistan

Delivered before the House Appropriations Committee on March 5, 2015 “Turkmenistan’s humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and efforts to increase regional economic integration are important to enhancing stability in the Central Asia sub-region. However, Turkmenistan’s declared policy of positive neutrality limits our opportunities for substantive military-to-military collaboration. Engagements in the areas of Caspian Sea security, disaster ...
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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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