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Turkmenistan received WTO observer status

Turkmenistan received the status of observer in the world trade organization, said on Wednesday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Republic.

"The twenty-second of July 2020 at the headquarters of the world trade organization in Geneva held a regular meeting of the WTO General Council, which examined the application of Turkmenistan for observer status in the organization," - said on the website of the Turkmen foreign Ministry.

In Turkmenistan temporarily shut down churches, mosques and Muslim shrines

In Turkmenistan temporarily closed mosques, churches and Muslim shrines of pilgrimage.

As reported RIA Novosti a source in the Turkmen Council for religious Affairs, "mosques, churches and Holy places of pilgrimage are closed as a preventive measure to counter the spread of infectious diseases."

The Russians in Turkmenistan will be able to vote on amendments to the Constitution

Russian citizens residing in Turkmenistan, will be able on 1 July to vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation in Ashgabat and Turkmenbashi, according to the Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan.

"For the vote regarding approval of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the territory of Turkmenistan will be formed polling stations in the cities of Ashgabat and Turkmenbashi, which will be opened on 1 July 2020 from 08:00 to 20:00", - reported on the website of the Embassy.

Turkmenistan has extended the cancellation of all international flights from COVID-19

The airline "Turkmen airlines" in connection with the pandemic coronavirus has extended the cancellation of all international flights for one month, until July 20, the official website of the airline.

"In pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 is extended to cancel all international flights until 20 July 2020 inclusive," the site says.