Serdar Berdymukhamedov, 40, said at his inauguration that his country aims to develop new trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian, scientific and educational ties.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov secured 73 percent of the votes, far ahead of the nearest of his nine rivals, according to results announced by the Central Election Commission.
Although Iran's expansionist aspirations are primarily aimed at the Middle East, the states of the South Caucasus and Central Asia remain in Tehran’s sights.
The snap elections are being held after the country’s authoritarian leader, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, announced last month he is ready to relinquish power to a new generation.
The president’s son will face growing domestic challenges and an increasingly turbulent regional order.
President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's 40-year-old son Serdar, a deputy prime minister, is seen as a likely successor.
Russia in 2021 stands to import 10 billion cubic metres of natural gas from Turkmenistan.
The Organization of Turkic States did some serious restructuring this year and agreed on some critical points that will enhance their multilateral cooperation.
Presidents of Turkey and Turkmenistan signed a joint declaration of nine articles to strengthen ties, agreeing to bolster relations in fields like energy, culture and education.
The international organisation was established in 2009 to promote full-spectrum cooperation among Turkic-speaking countries.
Leaders of five Central Asian countries have sounded the alarm over war in neighbouring Afghanistan as US-led forces withdraw from the country and the Taliban advances.
After seizing Islam Qala on Iran frontier, Taliban insurgents capture crucial Torghundi border port on Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border as government says efforts to recapture the crossings are ongoing.
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