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President of Turkmenistan inaugurated for third term after landslide victory

The inauguration ceremony of President of Turkmenistan began in Ashgabat. On Sunday, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov won the election with almost 98% of the vote. 

It will be already the third term as head of state for the current Turkmenistani leader.

Under the new Constitution, adopted September 14, 2016, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will stay in this position for seven years instead of five.

President of Turkmenistan inaugurated for third term