Turkmenistan unhappy with Tajik-Afghan railway deal

31 January 2014 - 3:06pm

Turkmenistan is unhappy with the Afghan railway route Tajikistan and Afghanistan chose without consulting Ashkhabad, News Azerbaijan reports.

Amonullo Khukumatullo, Head of the Tajik Railway, said on January 29, 2014, that Dushanbe and Kabul signed an agreement on the final route of the Afghan section of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway, according to RIA Novosti.

Ashkhabad reminded that multilateral agreements require mutual respect and equality. Turkmenistan views Khukumatullo’s statement as an unacceptable act.

Read also

Dec 19 2014 - 16:52
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier wants Minsk to host the Ukrainian peace talks on December 21. The sides need to reach an agreement on formation of a buffer zone, exchange of prisoners, border lines, humanitarian aid, RIA Novosti reports.
Dec 19 2014 - 13:34
In recent weeks as a result of the US Air Force strikes in Iraq, several leaders of the extremist group Islamic State have been killed.
Dec 18 2014 - 22:44
 Spokesman for the White House Josh Ernest said that Washington does not intend to impose new sanctions on Russia after President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing the Russian Federation to impose new restrictions. 
Dec 18 2014 - 19:58
The Russian Foreign Ministry, in connection with the decisions made by the European Council on Crimea and Sevastopol, said that Moscow has the right to respond appropriately to the restrictive measures by the EU on all, Russian citizens and legal entities, without exception.
Dec 18 2014 - 11:46
Azerbaijani Minister for Energy Natig Aliyev will visit Albania on December 18-20 to meet with Albanian Minister for Energy and Industry Damian Gjiknuri. They will discuss realization of TAP construction and development of the Albanian gas market.