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“Amul-Khazar 2018” was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

A briefing on the international rally (Turkmen Desert Race)
“Amul-Khazar 2018” was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On July 5, 2018, a briefing was held in the premises of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan devoted to the international motor
rally Turkmen Desert Race “Amul – Khazar 2018”. The event was
organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan jointly
with the National Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Internal Affairs,
Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and the Motor Sport Federation of
Turkmenistan.
The briefing was attended by the representatives of the Embassies
and International Organizations, as well as representatives of foreign
media accredited in Turkmenistan.
At the briefing, the participants were informed about preparations
for the forthcoming international rally Turkmen Desert Race “Amul –
Khazar 2018”, the qualifying stage of upcoming rally-raid, which is not
only a grandiose sports event, but also a symbol of Turkmenistan’s
commitment to active policy in the sphere of the development of
international transit and transport corridors and creation of multimodal
routes. The special status to this large-scale motor sport project is
attached by the fact that the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly
Berdimuhamedov has not only put forward the idea of the competition,
but also personally patronizes its implementation from the organizational
issues to practical action.
Participants of the event were informed that the race in
Turkmenistan will take place from 11 to 15 September 2018 on the route
Amul – Khazar (9-10 September – preparatory days). The participation is
allowed to cars, trucks and ATV class SSV. The 1,500 kilometer long
route is laid through the Karakum Desert, as well as through other
picturesque places of the country. The finish of the competition will be

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on the shore of the Caspian Sea in the Avaza National tourist zone. It was
also noted that the “Amul – Khazar 2018” rally was conceived as an
international platform for interaction of different cultures and peoples,
since sport is a universal language of friendship that opens up new
opportunities for cooperation.
During the briefing representatives of foreign media and diplomats
not only received detailed information on the rally “Amul – Khazar 2018”
presented by the speakers, but also the opportunity to ask their questions
during question-answer session.
At the end of the briefing, it was stressed that by initiating the idea
of holding such a large-scale sporting event, Turkmenistan once again
demonstrates to the international community its position as a peacemaker
country, a creator-country.

Press center

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

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