Meeting at the Mejlis of Turkmenistan

A meeting with the delegation of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, which was head by Special Representative for Central Asia Mr. Thierry Mariani, was held at the Mejlis of Turkmenistan. Various aspects of cooperation were considered during the meeting.

Highly evaluating the openness of the Turkmen state to the international cooperation and the course for wide democratic changes, the head of the OSCE delegation expressed the OSCE willingness to provide assistance to the Turkmen partners in improving the election system.

In this regard, it was underlined the significance of the exchange of experience and acquaintance with the existing international norms and procedures in preparing for and holding elections through seminars on development of the parliamentary institutions, meetings with leading foreign experts as well as study tours.

Within the framework of the visit to Turkmenistan, the delegation of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly will have a meeting with the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of Turkmenistan.

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Mr. Thierry Mariani was also recieved at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The issues of further strengthening and enhancement of the efficient collaboration with our country were discussed during the meeting.