ArmInfo.On March 8, 2018 a Resolution on supporting international efforts to promote Afghanistan has been unanimously adopted at the regular meeting of the UN Security Council.
According to the press service of Turkmenistan Embassy in Armenia,this important document of the UN Security Council, which is one of the main structures of the Community of Nations, a special role is assigned to the measures implemented by Turkmenistan to revive the socio-economic infrastructure of Afghanistan.
In particular, the Security Council, on the basis of the initiatives put forward, supported the further efforts to strengthen economic cooperation in the region and urged all countries to undertake the necessary work in this direction.
In particular, the Security Council, on the basis of the initiatives put forward, supported the further efforts to strengthen economic cooperation in the region and urged all countries to undertake the necessary work in this direction. Among these initiatives are:
The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project, Agreement on the establishment of the transit, trade and transport corridor Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey ("Lazurite"), The project of building a railway from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan. The practical implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project had began in December 2015, and the construction of the Afghan section of it was launched recently.
At the same time, work began on laying power transmission lines and fiber-optic communications along the route Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan.
Turkmenistan also carries out a great job in the field of transport. As a help to the Afghan people, two new railways: Kerky-Imamnazar-Akin and Serhetabat- Turgundi were built and put into operation.
Taking into account such a large-scale activity, the UN Security Council urged all interested parties to ensure safe conditions and promote effective cooperation for the practical implementation of the above-mentioned projects and agreements in the adopted Resolution.
The abovementioned UN Security Council Resolution is another vivid confirmation of the correctness and precise justification of the foreign policy course chosen by state under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov based on its Status of Neutrality.
In addition, this document clearly indicates the compliance of the foreign policy pursued by the country with the goals of universal peace and sustainable development.
This Resolution is a recognition of Turkmenistan's achievements in strengthening large-scale international cooperation in Central Asia and its neighboring regions.
The resolution adopted by the Security Council strengthens and further enhances the position and authority of Turkmenistan as an important partner of the United Nations.
This document gives an opportunity to confidently implement joint long-term plans and a strategy of interaction with this largest international organization.