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Ministry for National Security (Turkmenistan)

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Ministry for National Security (Turkmenistan)

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of

The Ministry for National Security or MNB (In Soviet Union; its functions remain largely the same as well. The KNB and the national police force are under the direction of the Ministry of Internal Affairs[1]

Until 2002 was known as KNB - The Committee for National Security.

Human Rights Concerns

torture by KNB agents.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Curtis, Glen (1996-03-01). "Library of Congress Country Study: Turkmenistan".  
  2. ^ "Fear for safety; torture/ill-treatment" (PDF). Open letter to gov't officials in Turkmenistan (Press release).  
  3. ^ "Human Rights Developments".  

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