The 20th Anniversary of Turkmenistan Neutrality recognition by the International Community

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On 27 February 2015, Ambassador Nanguyalai Tarzi was invited by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations to give his remarks on the Afghan-Turkmen friendly relations with emphasis on a role of Turkmenistan in the region as a neutral neighbour, held in the Turkmen Room of the United Nations Office in Geneva.

Ambassador Tarzi speaking about the long historical and cultural relations between two countries said “In the new era, the good relation and close cooperation between both countries is an example of regional cooperation”. He further added that, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan’s development is interconnected that makes both countries further expand their economic ties.

Praising the Friendship Agreement signed between both countries in 2011, He talked about the TAPI project, trade turnover, electricity export and the importance of signing the memorandum of understanding on the construction of the joint Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway project.