Southern Gas Corridor projects in third list of PCIs

Southern Gas Corridor projects are in the third list of the Projects of Common Interest (PCI), released by the European Commission, Trend reports. Gas pipeline to the EU from Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, via Georgia and Turkey, …

Caspian 2017 int’l exercise kicks off in Baku

An international complex exercise, dubbed Caspian 2017, of the rescue services of Caspian littoral states kicked off in Baku on Nov. 2. The exercise was organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency …

Turkmenistan marks Independence Day

Turkmenistan celebrates the 26th anniversary of its independence on October 27-28, these days have been declared holidays. "Twenty-six years ago, with the declaration of independence, the foundation of a democratic, legal and …

4.2-magnitude earthquake hits Turkmenistan

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Turkmenistan, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The epicenter of the quake was located 385 kilometers northwest of the country’s capital Ashgabat. The seismic center was located …

Russia's Sochi hosts CIS summit

Leaders of several former Soviet republics gathered in the Russian city of Sochi today for summits of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EES). Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Putin to visit Turkmenistan on October 2

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to Turkmenistan on October 2, a message posted on the Turkmen government’s website said. The visit will take place at the invitation of …