Independence Day Speech

Dear Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Thank you for joining us as we commemorate our 242nd Independence Day. Thank you to Presidents Donald Trump and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for their commitment to a strong U.S.-Turkmen relationship. And thank you ... Read More»

Ambassador Allan Mustard’s July 4 Speech

Your Excellency Chairperson of the Mejlis Nurberdiyeva, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening! Thank you for joining us today. Thank you also to Presidents Donald Trump and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for their commitment to U.S.-Turkmen friendship and a strong bilateral relationship. And, finally, thank you to the sponsors of today’s event. This simply ... Read More»

Independence Day Remarks

Archabil Hotel July 1, 2016; 20:00 Your Excellency, Deputy Foreign Minister Niyazliyev, fellow ambassadors, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening!  Thank you for coming.  I thank as well President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for his continued support of the ever-strengthening bilateral relationship between the United States and Turkmenistan. Of course, I thank our sponsors, without whose ... Read More»

Neutrality Anniversary Remarks

On behalf of President Barack Obama and the American people, I extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to the people of Turkmenistan on 20 years of official neutrality. This year, Turkmenistan celebrates a major milestone. Turkmenistan’s Council of Elders named 2015 the Year of Neutrality and Peace, marking the twentieth anniversary of Turkmenistan’s recognition ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Allan Mustard at the New Embassy Compound Groundbreaking Ceremony as Prepared for Delivery

Your Excellency Mr. Abilov, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon and welcome. Thank you all for joining us today for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new U.S. Embassy compound. You are standing on ground that in just a few months will see a new Embassy begin to take shape. From today on, as you drive by ... Read More»
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