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United States Invests in Turkmenistan’s Future with Ground-Breaking for New U.S. Embassy

U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan Allan Mustard and Mayor of Ashgabat City Myratniyaz Abilov broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat. The New Embassy Compound exemplifies the United States’ enduring commitment to a partnership with Turkmenistan, as well as to the country’s sovereignty and independence. Opening the milestone event, Ambassador Mustard stated that “the ...
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United States supports Turkmenistan’s fight against narcotics trafficking

From September 21-25, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration conducted a workshop on Airport Interdiction Operations in Ashgabat for officials from the State Service for the Protection of a Healthy Society and the State Border and State Customs Services.  The workshop covered such issues as route/courier characteristics, targeting and risk management, concealment methods, behavior analysis, informant ...
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Strategic Trade Controls Workshop Concludes in Ashgabat

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program organized a two-day “Government – Industry Outreach” workshop in Ashgabat September 29-30. Technical experts from the U.S Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted the workshop for 30 government officials who have responsibilities related ...
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The United States and Turkmenistan Make World Safer through WMD Interdiction Training

The United States provided a course to Turkmenistan in support of efforts to prevent the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). The course, which ran from September 14-18, 2015, was conducted by expert advisors from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program. It explored ...
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The United States Advances Global High-Tech Economy in Turkmenistan

The United States works with Turkmenistan and its development efforts in a variety of areas, including its information technology (IT) sector. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) presented U.S. Government programs and activities at the TurkmenTEL 2015 international exhibition. At this September 16-18 event, the U.S. pavilion focused on USAID’s IT-related programs and also ...
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