Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Iran-Turkmenistan Relations

Iran, Turkmenistan Celebrate Nowruz near Common Border

Iran and Turkmenistan have held a joint ceremony near the common border of the two countries to celebrate the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Iran President Congratulates Leaders of Several States on Nowruz

Iran’s president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start of the Persian New Year and is celebrated in many countries.

Turkmen Artists to Perform at Iran’s Kish Island during Nowruz

A group of prominent artists from Turkmenistan are going to participate in the Nowruz events of Kish Island, a major tourist resort in southern Iran.

Iran FM Meets Turkmen Diplomat in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Turkmen Deputy Foreign Minister Vepa Hajiyev in Tehran.

Iran, Turkmenistan Explore Ways of Expanding Ties

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and his Tukrmen counterpart Wafa Khadzhiev have held a new round of political consultations between the two countries in Tehran on Saturday.

Persian Leopard Borzou Migrates to Turkmenistan

An old male Persian leopard named Borzou has moved 20 kilometers from the Iranian border to enter Turkmenistan. This is the first time the leopard’s movement between two regional countries is being recorded.

Iran, Turkmenistan to Boost Mutual Trade to $60b

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, says Tehran and Ashgabat are seeking to upgrade the value of their mutual economic relations to $60 billion.

Iran Can Meet Turkmenistan’s Trade Needs: President

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow says his country is fully prepared to expand its mutual ties with its southern neighbour, the Islamic Republic of Iran, in all areas, especially in business.

Rouhani’s Chief of Staff in Ashgabat for High-Level Talks

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, is in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat to sit for talks with the country’s top officials on ways to enhance bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries in various areas.

Gov’t Gives Guarantee Iran’s Share of Caspian Sea Not Reduced

The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it guarantees the country’s share of the Caspian Sea has not been reduced at all based on the Convention recently signed on the legal regime of the Caspian Sea by the leaders of Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan in Aktau.

Caspian Sea Convention Ensures All Littoral States’ Interests: Iran

The Iranian foreign ministry says the recent convention signed by Iran, Turkmenistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan Republic on the Caspian Sea’s legal regime ensures the interests of all the five nations.

Landmark Convention on Caspian Sea Legal Regime Signed in Kazakhstan

Leaders of five Caspian Sea littoral states – Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan – on Sunday inked a historic Convention on the Legal Regime of the Caspian Sea as well as six other strategic and economic pacts.

No Demarcation Included in Caspian Sea Legal Regime Convention: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected the claim that the demarcation of the Caspian Sea is to be finalized in a meeting underway in Kazakhstan on Sunday, August 12.

Iran President in Kazakhstan to Sign Landmark Caspian Sea Deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in the Kazakh port city of Aktau to attend the fifth summit of the leaders of five states bordering the Caspian Sea, during which a long-awaited convention on the legal status of the sea is to be signed.

Iran Can Cooperate with Turkmenistan in Construction Projects

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for the implementation of bilateral agreements with Turkmenistan, voicing Iran’s readiness to carry out road construction projects in the neighboring country and supply it with technical and engineering services.

Ashgabat Ready to Enhance Ties with Tehran: FM

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow, who has travelled to Iran at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation, held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.

Riyadh to Fund, Taliban to Protect TAPI Gas Pipeline

While Iranian officials maintain that it is unlikely the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) pipeline project becomes operational, Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide its investment and Taliban militants vowed to secure it.

Tehran, Ankara Agree on Repatriation of 700 Iranian Inmates

Iran and Turkey have reached a preliminary agreement to repatriate about 700 Iranian inmates from Turkey, said Mahmoud Abbasi, a Deputy for Human Rights and International Affairs at the Iranian Ministry of Justice.

“283 Iranian Inmates in Turkmenistan to Be Transferred to Iran”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says over 280 Iranians behind bars in Turkmenistan will be repatriated following the Iranian president’s visit to Ashgabat.

Iran, Turkmenistan Sign 13 MoUs to Strengthen Bonds of Friendship

Tehran and Ashgabathave signed 13 memoranda of understanding to broaden ties between the two nations, with their presidents vowing to work towards developing deeper cooperation.

Iran President to Leave Tehran for Ashgabat, Baku Tuesday

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to set off on a two-day visit to Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan to discuss ways of improving mutual relations and the latest developments in the region with those country's officials.

Tehran Objects to Turkmen Border Guards’ Shooting at Iranian Fishermen

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says Tehran has officially protested at Turkmen border guards’ shooting at Iranian fishermen and asked for an explanation about the incident.

Iran to Complain to ICJ over Turkmenistan’s Overpriced Natural Gas Supplies

Tehran is to lodge complaints with the International Court of Justice over the quality and price of Turkmenistan's natural gas supplies to Iran.

Iran President Congratulates Turkmenistan on Day of Neutrality

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to his Turkmen counterpart on the Central Asian state’s Day of Neutrality, which is annually marked on December 12.

US Condoles with Iran over Deadly Earthquake

The US Department of State has offered its condolences to the Iranian and Iraqi people affected by the tragic earthquake that has so far killed 430 and wounded 7370 people.

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