A briefing was held in the capital of Belarus in honor of the 25th anniversary of permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, organized by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Belarus. This is reported by the website of the CIS Executive Committee.
The briefing was attended by head of the representative office of the International organization for migration in Belarus Mahym Orazmuhamedova, permanent Plenipotentiary representatives of the Commonwealth Member States to the statutory and other bodies of the Commonwealth, employees of diplomatic missions accredited in the Republic of Belarus.
Speaking at a briefing, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Belarus Nazarguly Shagulyev reminded the audience that the UN General Assembly resolution on the neutrality of Turkmenistan was adopted on December 12, 1995, noting that this day was an important historical milestone in the life of the country, which determined the strategic and political course for the future.
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Agybay Smagulov, speaking at a briefing, noted the active participation of Turkmenistan in the activities of the Commonwealth. He also reminded the audience that despite the status of an associate member, Turkmenistan has successfully chaired the CIS twice. The CIS countries respect its neutral status, which is the basis for building interstate relations based on the principles of good-neighborliness, equality and respect for mutual interests.
On behalf of the CIS Executive Committee, Agybay Smagulov congratulated the representatives of the Embassy of Turkmenistan and the entire Turkmen people on the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan's Neutrality and wished them a successful International forum dedicated to this significant date.
A graduate of the Belarusian State University, Jennet Bayramgeldieva, performed the song "My Ashgabat". Video clips and a photo exhibition about Turkmenistan were shown to the guests of the Turkmen Embassy.