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Ash·ga·bat

 (äsh′gä-bät′) also Ash·kha·bad (äsh′kä-bäd′, -KHä-bät′)
The capital of Turkmenistan, in the south-central part of the country near the border of Iran. It was founded as a fortress in 1881. A major earthquake in 1948 virtually destroyed the old city.

Ash•ga•bat

(ˌæʃ gəˈbɑt, ˌɑʃ-)
n.
the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S part. 518,000. Formerly, Ashkhabad, Poltoratsk.
Translations
عشق‌آباد
Ašgabat
AšhabadАшхабад
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Turkmenistan, as depository State of Ashgabat Agreement, informed India today that all the four founding members have consented to the Accession of India and that Indias accession to the Agreement will enter into force on 3 February 2018.
Turkmenistan, as depository State of Ashgabat Agreement, informed India on February 1 that all the four founding members have consented to the Accession of India and that India's accession to the Agreement will enter into force on 3 February 2018,"the Indian Foreign Ministry said in a message.
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