Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 16
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
The US Embassy in Ashgabat informs all US citizens about heightened tension in the region, Trend reports referring to the website of the embassy.
"The US Embassy in Ashgabat advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in the region. US citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and to practice good situational awareness," the message says.
Turkmenistan shares land borders with Kazakhstan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and maritime borders with Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran.
Since 1995, Turkmenistan follows the status of positive neutrality and defense sufficiency. The country is not a member of any military-political blocs.