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Turkmenistan: Ministry of Education clamps down on students

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Turkmenistan, Education, Youth

Orazdurdy reports [1] that dozens of students at Ashgabat (capital of Turkmenistan) airport were not allowed on board a plane heading to Almaty. This is the latest incident in a broader trend: hundreds of Turkmen students still cannot leave the country in pursuit of education abroad.