Ministry of Internal Affairs (Turkmenistan)

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The Ministry of Internal Affairs is the interior ministry of Turkmenistan. The ministry directly controls the Turkmen police force, consisting of about 25,000 personnel, and works with the Ministry for National Security on matters of law enforcement and defense of the country.[1] The primary tasks of the police force include maintaining law and public security, crime prevention and investigation, passport control, road and fire safety, and international cooperation. They work with INTERPOL.[2]