Turkmenistan to open airspace for U.S. supplies to AfghanistanFebruary 25, 2009 at 10:25 am | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
From RIA Novosti:
Turkmenistan to open airspace for U.S. supplies to Afghanistan
17:58 | 25/ 02/ 2009
TASHKENT, February 25 (RIA Novosti) – Turkmenistan will open its airspace for the transit of non-lethal cargo to a U.S. military contingent in Afghanistan, the country’s president said on Wednesday.
Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is on a visit to neighboring Uzbekistan, which earlier agreed to allow the land transit of U.S. supplies through its territory to its war-torn southern neighbor.
“We do not mind the transit of [U.S.] humanitarian cargo through our air corridor,” the Turkmen president said. . . .[Full Story]