The Ambassador of Russia, Vasili Istratov, briefed the media on December 21 that it is very difficult to say what will happen in Turkmenistan in the near future, Trend reports. One person led the country, and he has died. According to the Constitution of Turkmenistan, they should hold presidential elections, and the person fulfilling the responsibilities of the President can not run for the Presidency, the Diplomat said. According to him, the situation is very hard, but in the near months, weeks, days, a real leader should appear in the country, that can continue the course in these or other stages. Istratov said that the options of the event development in Turkmenistan are numerous, and the country is in the hard framework. He said that the complicated situation should affect the neighboring countries, but it is impossible to forecast how bad.
According to the Russian Ambassador, this situation had to take place sooner or later. This happened unexpectedly as always, he said.