Turkmenistan passed constitutional changes to prolong the presidential term of office.
Turkmenistan has passed a law making HIV tests mandatory prior to marriage.
Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.
Turkmenistan hailed on Wednesday the completion of a $2.5 billion gas pipeline connecting its abundant eastern gas fields to the Caspian Sea while potentially expanding Europe's energy security options.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the USA have issued the Joint Declaration of Partnership and Cooperation.
Japan and Turkmenistan signed a raft of energy and other deals worth more than $18 billion during a Japanese leader's first-ever official visit to the reclusive country.
Ukraine has once again raised the question of buying gas from Kazakhstan.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani singer Zhanar Dugalova has become the winner of the Turkvizyon Song Contest 2014 competition that took place in Tatarstan.
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have participated in the opening ceremony of the Uzen-Beket-Goran railroad.
Owing to the railway link towards the Persian Gulf, the trade turnover this year has grown by 38%. It is an unprecedented growth: President Nazarbayev.
The Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway line will be opened on December 3.
Kazakhstan is not strongly influenced by the changes in the currency rate of the Russian ruble.
The railway link Uzen (Kazakhstan) – Kyzylkaya – Bereket – Etrek (Turkmenistan) – Gorgan (Iran) totals 934.5 km, with the longest part (722.5 km) running across Turkmenistan. The Kazakhstan’s section makes up 130 km, with the other 82 km running across Iran.
Kazakhstan supports delimitation of the Caspian Sea water area into territorial sea, fishing zone and common water zone.
President Nazarbayev speaks about the importance of decisions reached at the 4th Caspian Summit.
The five countries of the Caspian Sea have agreed on keeping third party military forces away from the Sea.
Heads of Caspian littoral states have gathered in Russia and reached a number of important agreements.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the 4th Caspian Summit in Astrakhan, Russia on September 29.
The Commission on Aquatic Bioresources of the Caspian Sea has approved the project on preservation and rational use of aquatic bioresources of the Caspian Sea, and sturgeons in particular.
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