December 11-12, 2020
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

2020 year -
Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality

International Conference «Policy of Neutrality and its importance in ensuring international peace, security and sustainable development»


Foreign policy

Foreign policy is based on the Constitution, the Constitutional Act on the permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, 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.