... And what is important: the horrific consequences of human activities, harmful to the Aral Sea, and continuing despite all the efforts to this day, one way or another will impact all the states within Central Asia without exception. Already millions of adults and children are suffering, as before the Aral Sea is spoken of as a glorious past, as a fairy tale that has come to an end prematurely and tragically, but still there is hope. Hope that the five countries of the region will take control of the situation once and for all -- they will sit at the negotiating table and, throwing back its internal, personal interests and ambitions, will unite in saving the common future for everyone...
ISHKEK, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- A 320 aircraft of Kyrgyzstan's Avia Traffic Company made an emergency landing at Manas airport minutes after take-off on Sunday.
The Central Asia countries are developing a similar to the Schengen zone visa system, according to Kazakhstani Senator, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, Defense and Security Dariga Nazarbayeva. She believes the prospected Silk-visa zone will attract foreign tourists to the Central Asian region.
Foreign Ministers of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Sirodjiddin Aslov and Erlan Abdyldaev have agreed to accelerate the process of determining the border between the states, Sputnik Tajikistan reported referring to the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry.
BISHKEK (TCA) — The foreign ministers of Central Asia countries said they had agreed to increase cooperation against international terrorism and religious extremism after a meeting in the Kyrgyz resort city of Cholpon-Ata held on July 20-22.
Why was a package of documents sent to Beijing from Xinjiang to suspend the creation of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ), which was planned to be launched this year on the Kazakh-Chinese border?
Religion plays a huge role for both people and the governments. Religion has determined and still determines the course of development for many countries to this day. There are mono-religious states, such as the Vatican, the Persian Gulf countries, and there are multi-religious states. We also know that at some point in history these states fought for the most prioritized way of development, which ended as a rule, with wars.
Kyrgyzstan may face a shortage of oil products in the coming months, the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of the country said in a statement.
AKIPRESS.COM - An international conference dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Kazakhstan was held on June 27. The conference brought together representatives of regional administrations, specialized agencies, water sector specialists and representatives of the scientific community from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The parties discussed the history of water cooperation in the region, current accomplishments, challenges, as well as a strategic action program for the Chu and Talas river basins, the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia said.
The fight against corruption will remain a priority for Kyrgyzstan, however, it will never be politically motivated, President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said 27 June in the Kyrgyz Parliament.