Turkmenistan Became a Member of the International Hockey Federation
Turkmenistan became a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Turkmenistan and Kuwait Hockey Federations were accepted unanimously to the International Ice Hockey Federation(IIHF).
At the IIHF Congress in Copenhagen on Thursday, the admittance of Turkmenistan and Kuwait as members of the federation was brought on the agenda; the congress participants voted unanimously for the accession of the two new countries to the International Ice Hockey Federation.
IIHF Secretary General Horst Lichtner stated that Turkmenistan fulfills its obligations, congratulated Turkmenistan for joining IIHF and said that both countries, including Kuwait, have one vote.