Ambassador: Turkmenistan to propose initiatives on regional security
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Sept. 15 / Trend D. Azizov /
The main priority of Turkmenistan's foreign policy is to strengthen peace, security and stability, Turkmen Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Soltan Pirmuhamedov said at a briefing.
Turkmenistan intends to propose the thesis on strengthening peace and security at the 66th session of the UN General Assembly, Pirmuhamedov said.
"Turkmenistan focuses on resolving any situations in the world peacefully," ambassador said.
The country will propose the draft declaration on the priority use of political and diplomatic means to resolve international issues.
The country also plans to voice a number of initiatives on security problems in Central Asia and Caspian Basin. In particular, it will be proposed to hold the Forum on Security in Central Asia and Caspian Sea region in Turkmenistan in 2012.
Turkmenistan will propose to hold the international high-level conference "Globalization of the financial system and the regional sustainable development dimension" in Ashgabat together with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
The country will initiate the intensification of international efforts to develop "North-South" and "East-West" transport corridors.
Turkmenistan stands for creating a new mechanism - the inter-regional energy dialogue under the UN auspices.
"Turkmenistan pays great attention to the ecology, in particular, climate change," ambassador said.
The initiative on creating the UN Interregional Center will be voiced at the 66th session.
The center will resolve the problems with climate change. One of these centers is planned to be opened in Ashgabat.