Though modest, the deal brings a rare ray of hope for Turkmenistan’s shrinking state finances.
Omurbek Babanov earlier said he would address supporters in mass rally despite the charges against him.
Both Kabul and the Taliban appreciate Tashkent’s quiet diplomacy, but peace talks still seem a distant prospect.
Thirty years on from the end of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, war veterans have to deal with contemporary conflicts in their search for friendship and recognition. From openDemocracy.
One hundred Afghan troops reportedly fled into Turkmenistan as militants delivered a major blow.