OSCE delegation discusses media issues with Turkmen FM
Azerbaijan, Baku, 19 September / corr. Trend E. Tariverdiyeva /
Sept. 19, an OSCE delegation headed by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic was received at the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan, where the sides mentioned a high level of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the OSCE, the Turkmen Embassy in Azerbaijan said in a press release.
As mentioned at the meeting, one of the important directions of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's policy is to develop media, use modern computer and information technologies, improve legislation in the field of media, the press release says.
"The sides stated that these directions are carried out in close partnership with international organizations, including the OSCE. In particular, now Turkmenistan, jointly with the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, implements a project on "Support to the process of improving legislation on the media of Turkmenistan".
The sides stressed the need to continue a constructive dialogue, the press release said.