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Turkmenistan|foreign policy|July 12, 2021 / 04:05 PM
Turkmen Foreign Ministry denies reports about deployment of tanks and armored vehicles to border with Afghanistan

AKIPRESS.COM - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan denied media reports about the situation on the Turkmen-Afghan border.

"Thanks to the brotherly relations of the two neighboring states and their peoples, the Turkmen-Afghan border is the border of friendship and cooperation. According to the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan, all military units, their personnel and military equipment at Ministry’s disposal are remaining at their permanent duty stations and continue planned training in accordance with the program," the Foreign Ministry said.

"In accordance with the old traditions of good-neighborliness, and with strict adherence to the inviolable principles of the international law and obligations enshrined in bilateral agreements, Turkmenistan is committed to maintaining and strengthening peace-loving and good-neighborly relations with the fraternal Afghanistan," the statement said.

Some media reported earlier that Turkmenistan deployed armored vehicles and tanks to the border with Afghanistan.

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