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I Promise To Be Good Over The Summer Vacation...


Students at Turkmen universities are being made to write a written promise that they will be "good kids" over the summer vacation, RFE/RL's Turkmen Service reports.

In a special letter, they must state that they will not drive a car, visit gambling houses, go abroad, or contact foreign organizations operating in Turkmenistan.

A university lecturer in Ashgabat confirmed that students have to sign such letters before starting their summer vacation.

Officials at Turkmenistan's Education Ministry have refused to comment on the issue.

-- Turkmen Service

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