Foreign policy

Diplomatic and bilateral relationship of Turkmenistan with other nations

Foreign policy is based on the Constitution, the Constitutional Act on the permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, the Foreign policy concept of Turkmenistan as a neutral state, other legislative acts. Turkmenistan’s foreign policy is a logical extension of domestic policy and is determined by the international legal status of permanent neutrality, recognized by the United Nations.

The main objectives of Turkmenistan’s foreign policy are:

  • The preservation and strengthening of the state sovereignty of Turkmenistan, increase its role and importance in the international system;
  • The creation of favorable foreign political conditions for the internal development of the state;

  • Upholding and implementation of the national interests of Turkmenistan by all forms existing in the international practice of diplomatic contacts;

  • Ensuring security of Turkmenistan by political, diplomatic means;

  • Development of constructive mutually beneficial cooperation with all international partners on the basis of equality and mutual respect;

  • Ensuring full compliance of Turkmenistan’s foreign policy actions with international law and the UN Charter. [ Turkmenistan Ministry of Foreign affairs]

 

DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

Country Form Date
1 Australian Union Protocol 14.05.1992
2 Republic of Austria Joint communiqué 16.10.1992
3 The Republic of Azerbaijan Exchange of notes 09.06.1992
4 The Republic of Albania Exchange of notes 24.03.1994
5 Algerian People’s Democratic Republic Protocol 21.09.1994
6 The Republic of Angola Protocol 18.06.1997
7 The Principality of Andorra Protocol 17.04.2008
8 The Republic of Argentina Protocol 24.09.1992
9 The Republic of Armenia Declaration 09.10.1992
10 The Islamic State of Afghanistan Protocol 21.02.1992
11  The Commonwealth of the Bahamas  Joint Communique  07.10.2016
12 The People’s Republic of Bangladesh Protocol 28.02.1992
13 The State of Bahrain Joint communiqué 15.12.1995
14 The Republic of Belarus Protocol 21.01.1993
15 Belize Joint communiqué 11.09.1996
16 The Kingdom of Belgium Exchange of notes 01.02.1993
17 Republic of Benin Protocol 26.07.2018
18 The Republic of Bulgaria Protocol 20.05.1992
19 The Republic of Bolivia Joint communiqué 09.07.1996
20 The Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Joint communiqué 17.06.1996
21 Federative Republic of Brazil Protocol 03.04.1996
22 Brunei – Darussalam Joint communiqué 22.02.1999
23 Burkina Faso agreement 12.03.2016
24 Republic of Burundi Protocol 12.12.2015
25 Vatican Joint communiqué 10.07.1996
26 United Kingdom of Great Britain and NorThern Ireland Exchange of notes 23.01.1992
27 The Republic of Hungary Exchange of notes 11.05.1992
28 Venezuela Joint communiqué 30.04.1996
29 The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Protocol 29.07.1992
30 The Republic of Guyana Joint communiqué 11.06.1997
31 The Republic of The Gambia Joint communiqué 08.12.2012
32 The Republic of Ghana Joint communiqué 17.09.1992
33 The Republic of Guatemala Joint communiqué 22.08.1996
34 The Republic of Equatorial Guinea Joint communiqué 08.12.1992
35 The Federal Republic of Germany Exchange of notes 06.03.1992
36 Grenada Joint Communique 13.02.2020
37 Hellenic Republic Joint statement 10.06.1992
38 Republic of Georgia Exchange of notes 16.07.1992
39 The Kingdom of Denmark Exchange of notes 21.01.1992
40 The Republic of Djibouti  Protocol   04.07.2017
41 Dominican Republic Joint communiqué 09.02.2009
42 The Commonwealth of Dominica Joint Communique 13.10.2016
43 Egypt Joint communiqué 03.02.1993
44 The Republic of Zambia Protocol 02.12.1993
45 The Republic of Zimbabwe Joint communiqué 22.03.1999
46 The State of Israel Protocol 08.10.1993
47 The Republic of India Protocol 20.04.1992
48 The Republic of Indonesia Joint communiqué 10.12.1992
49 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Protocol 18.02.1993
50 The Republic of Iraq Joint communiqué 31.07.2009
51 The Islamic Republic of Iran Memorandum 18.02.1992
52 Ireland The exchange of notes 16.10.2007
53 The Republic of Iceland Joint communiqué 13.02.1997
54 Spain Joint communiqué 19.03.1992
55 The Italian Republic Protocol 09.06.1992
56 The Republic of Yemen Protocol 27.02.1995
57 The Republic of Kazakhstan Protocol 05.10.1992
58 The Kingdom of Cambodia Protocol 06.04.1995
59 Canada Exchange of notes 17.04.1992
60 The State of Qatar Joint communiqué 22.11.1996
61 The Republic of Cyprus Joint communiqué 13.11.2007
62 The People’s Republic of China Joint communiqué 06.01.1992
63 The Republic of Colombia Joint communiqué 27.08.1996
64 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Joint communiqué 10.01.1992
65 The Republic of Korea Protocol 07.02.1992
66 Republic of Cuba Jointstatement 23.03.1992
67 The State of Kuwait Protocol 13.01.1995
68 The Kyrgyz Republic Protocol 05.10.1992
69 The Lao People’s Democratic Republic Protocol 04.02.1994
70 The Republic of Latvia Exchange of notes 13.01.1993
71 The Lebanese Republic Joint communiqué 06.05.1993
72 The Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Protocol 08.12.1992
73 The Republic of Lithuania Exchange of notes 21.07.1992
74 The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Exchange of notes 02.10.1992
75 The Republic of Mauritius Joint communiqué 02.07.1997
76 The Republic of Madagascar Protocol 01.12.1995
77 The Republic of Macedonia Joint communiqué 21.06.1996
78 The Republic of Malawi Joint communiqué 20.02.1998
79 The Federation of Malaysia Exchange of notes 17.05.1992
80 The Republic of Mali Exchange of notes 16.11.1992
81 Maldives Protocol 25.09.1992
82 The Republic of Malta Protocol 25.02.1993
83 The Sovereign Military Order of Malta Exchange of notes 30.10.2007
84 The Kingdom of Morocco Protocol 25.09.1992
85 The Republic of The Marshall Islands Joint communiqué 08.10.1996
86 The United Mexican States Protocol 27.03.1992
87 The Republic of Mozambique Joint communiqué 22.11.1996
88 The republic of Moldova Exchange of notes 05.10.1992
89 Principality of Monaco Protocol 27.08.2015
90 Mongolia Joint communiqué 23.04.1992
91 The Union of Myanmar Joint communiqué 26.08.1999
92 Kingdom of Nepal Joint communiqué 17.10.2005
93 Kingdom of The NeTherlands Protocol 20.05.1992
94 The Republic of Nicaragua Joint communiqué 29.08.1996
95 New Zealand Exchange of notes 08.09.1992
96 The Kingdom of Norway Exchange of notes 08.06.1992
97 United Arab Emirates Joint communiqué 10.10.1995
98 The Sultanate of Oman Joint communiqué 29.05.1992
99 The Islamic Republic of Pakistan Protocol 09.05.1992
100 Palestine Protocol 17.04.1992
101 The Republic of Panama Joint communiqué 24.07.2015
102 The Republic of Paraguay Joint communiqué 28.07.2017
103 The Republic of Peru Joint communiqué 07.05.1997
104 The Republic of Poland Exchange of notes 29.09.1992
105 The Portuguese Republic Exchange of notes 13.08.1992
106 The Russian Federation Protocol 08.04.1992
107 Romania Agreement 21.07.1992
108 The Republic of El Salvador Joint communiqué 20.05.1999
109 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Joint communiqué 22.02.1992
110 The Republic of Senegal Agreement 25.09.2014
111 The Republic of Serbia Exchange of notes 26.08.1996
112 Republic of Sierra Leоnе Protocol 15.06.2020
113 The Republic of Singapore Joint communiqué 12.09.1996
114 The Syrian Arab Republic Agreement 26.03.1992
115 The Slovak Republic The exchange of notes 01.01.1993
116 The Republic of Slovenia Protocol 11.11.1993
117 The United States of America Protocol 10.04.1992
118 Federal Republic of Somalia Protocol 04.11.2019
119 The Republic of Suriname Joint communiqué 25.06.1999
120 The Republic of  Sudan Protocol 17.08.2015
121 The Republic of Tajikistan Protocol 27.01.1993
122 The Republic of South Sudan The exchange of notes 17.08.2012
123 The Kingdom of Thailand Statement 06.07.1992
124 Togo Republic Agreement 25.09.2014
125 Tunisian Republic Agreement 30.11.1992
126 The Republic of Turkey Protocol 29.02.1992
127 The Republic of Uganda Joint communiqué 05.08.1999
128 The Republic of Uzbekistan Exchange of notes 07.02.1993
129 Ukraine Protocol 10.10.1992
130 Oriental Republic of Uruguay Joint communiqué 16.07.1996
131 Republic of Fiji Joint communiqué 02.05.2014
132 The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis Protocol 31.05.2017
133 Republic of The Philippines Protocol 23.07.1993
134 The Republic of Finland The exchange of letters 10.06.1992
135 The French Republic Protocol 06.03.1992
136 The Republic of Croatia Joint communiqué 02.07.1996
137 The Republic of Chad Protocol 04.10.1994
138 The Republic of Montenegro Joint communiqué 26.11.2008
139 Czech Republic Exchange of notes 31.01.1993
140 The Republic of Chile Exchange of notes 27.07.1994
141 The Swiss Confederation Exchange of letters 13.07.1992
142 The Kingdom of Sweden Agreement 10.04.1992
143 The Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka Protocol 18.04.1996
144 The Republic of Ecuador Joint communiqué 11.06.1997
145 The Republic of Estonia Exchange of notes 26.08.1994
146 The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Protocol 11.11.2015
147 South Africa Exchange of notes 11.05.1992
148 Jamaica Joint communiqué 16.07.1996
149 Japan Exchange of notes 22.04.1992

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