THE PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK OF THE HERO-ARKADAG “ÖMRÜMIŇ MANYSY” TOOK PLACE
On May 3, 2022, the presentation of the book of Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov "Ömrümiň manysy" was held at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
Officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, faculty and students of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan took part in the presentation of the new book.
The speakers spoke in detail about the significance of the new literary and philosophical work "Ömrümiň manysy", its meaning in educating young people in the spirit of patriotism, spiritual perfection, good qualities that elevate everyone.
At the end of the presentation, the audience sincerely wished the Hero-Arkadag good health, long life, success in activities for the benefit of the people and the state, and new creative success.
STATEMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan condemns the armed attack on the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Islamic Republic of Iran on January 27, 2023, as a result of which there are dead and wounded among the staff of the diplomatic mission.
Turkmenistan declares the inadmissibility of attacks on diplomatic missions and the use of any violence against the personnel of diplomatic departments.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan expresses deep condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased, and also wishes a speedy recovery to the injured employees of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran.
OFFICIAL MEETING MARKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2023 AS A "INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF DIALOGUE AS A GUARANTEE OF PEACE"
On January 27, 2023, an official ceremony was held at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan dedicated to the announcement of 2023 as the “International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace”. The event was held in a hybrid format under the conduction of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
The event was attended by representatives of the main bodies of the UN and its specialized agencies and UN member states, international and regional organizations as well as teachers and students of the higher educational institutions of Turkmenistan.
In their speeches, distinguished diplomats thanked the Government of Turkmenistan for its consistent work to promote a culture of peace throughout the world, noting that this International Year has a solid cornerstone: Dialogue for Peace, based on our common belief that true peace cannot be preserved or restored without a constructive exchange of views in good faith and that such open and sincere interactions can indeed promote mutual understanding between peoples.
2023 was declared the "International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace" in accordance with resolution 77/32 of the United Nations General Assembly by the initiative of Turkmenistan. This initiative is directly linked to the "New Peace Agenda" of the UN Secretary General for building peace, which is consonant with the initiative of Turkmenistan to promote the philosophy of "Dialogue as a guarantee of peace".
Before the draft resolution "International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace, 2023" was presented, Turkmenistan held extensive consultations with UN member countries, took into account constructive opinions and proposals. The resolution was co-sponsored by 68 member countries of the Organization.
As an official document of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, under agenda item 14 "Culture of Peace", the final document was adopted, which reflects the fundamental goals and principles of the UN Charter, including obligations to resolve disputes by peaceful means and methods..
The Global Initiative “Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace” promoted by Turkmenistan is aimed at consolidating the efforts of the international community in strengthening the traditions of peaceful and trusting coexistence of the peoples of the world, restoring values and worldviews, defining a culture of peace and trust as an integral factor in international relations.
Steadily implementing the policy of peacefulness, good-neighborliness and constructive international cooperation, Turkmenistan consistently expands the geography of interested international partnership and takes an active part in the development of balanced solutions to urgent problems of mankind.
Our national development is becoming a model development at the international level in the coordination of the domestic and foreign policies of the President, which are based on the principle of permanent neutrality.
At the end of the ceremony, the participants expressed their sincere gratitude to the Leader of the Nation and the President for pursuing a policy of peace and friendship in international relations and wished them good health and longevity, success in their noble work, for the sake of a happy life for the people, and prosperity for the country.
THE NEW ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER OF THE AHAL REGION RECEIVED THE STATUS OF A CITY AND WAS NAMED "ARKADAG"
On December 21, 2022, at an extended meeting of the government of Turkmenistan, the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan G.Mammedova announced the adopted Resolution to classify the new, modern administrative center of the Ahal region as a city with the rights of a district and give it the name "Arkadag".
According to the document, the administrative center of the Ahal region will be moved to the city of Arkadag. At the same time, the area in
2 thousand 370 hectares of the Goktepe district of the Ahal region passes into the administrative territory of the city of Arkadag.
This decision was made taking into account the wishes of the residents of the Ahal region and citizens of the country, the petitions of public associations and the submission of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, in accordance with the Law of Turkmenistan “On the procedure for resolving issues of the administrative-territorial structure of Turkmenistan”.
The architectural appearance of the new, modern administrative center of the Ahal region, which is being built on the initiative of the Chairman of the Milli Gengesh of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the territory of the Gokdepe district of the Ahal region, reflects the rapid socio-economic development of Turkmenistan, whereas the organization of housing provision mirrors our national heritage, spiritual values, centuries-old rich historical and cultural traditions of our people.
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia strictly condemns the recent visit of Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Russian State Duma, to Georgia’s occupied Abkhazia region, as yet another violation of fundamental norms and principles of international law by Moscow, the continued infringement on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the sovereign state, and further disregard for international obligations, including for the EU-mediated 2008 ceasefire agreement.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed the organization of the meeting of the heads of parliaments of the Caspian countries
Chairman of the upper chamber of the Turkmen parliament Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed the organization of a meeting of the heads of parliaments of the Caspian region with the head of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin, according to the website of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
The head of the Halk Maslahaty of Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, who is on a working visit to Moscow, accepted the invitation of the Chairman of the State Duma to participate in a meeting at which the parties will consider key issues of interregional cooperation, and noted the need to specify the formats of work between the Caspian countries.
It is expected that the meeting of the heads of parliaments of the Caspian region will be held in Baku in 2023.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in turn, invited Vyacheslav Volodin to take part in the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Turkmen-Russian University in Ashgabat in 2023.
"We would be happy to lay the foundation of a new university together with you next year. Here we need your help in studying legal issues, as well as what faculties, directions, specialties are needed," the chairman of the upper chamber of the Turkmen parliament said. Vyacheslav Volodin accepted the invitation, the website of the State Duma reports.