Baku. 11 August. REPORT.AZ/ As a result of the floods in northern Afghanistan, the local Turkmen population in the Cakir and Arrikbatirlar villages have been deprived of living space and products.
Report informs citing the CA-NEWS, Turkmen Edition of Radio Liberty reported.
Residents of those villages settled along the Amu-Darya River, near the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border.Their social status worsened as a result of natural disaster, so they need help.
Notably, ethnic Turkmen in abroad mostly live in Afghanistan after Iran. They settled in the north-west of Afghanistan along the border with Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and were surrounded by a large number of Afghan Uzbeks.Their exact number in Afghanistan is unknown.