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Kazakhstan presents UN Security Council its vision on climate change mitigation
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Kazakhstan presents UN Security Council its vision on climate change mitigation

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "Climate change is a 'threat multiplier' as it can result in poverty, food insecurity, illegal migration, social instability and bitter conflicts", according to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Yerzhan Ashikbayev, on 11 July, at the open debate of the United Nations Security Council dedicated to Understanding and Addressing Climate-related Security Risks, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.   

16-07-2018, 14:06
WB: Tajikistan needs to make right choice after opening border with Uzbekistan
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WB: Tajikistan needs to make right choice after opening border with Uzbekistan

Trend: Tajikistan after the opening of the border with Uzbekistan is at the crossroads: either the country gradually begins to shift to the export-oriented economy and will develop in the right direction, or remains dependent on remittances, which carries great risks for further development,the Permanent Representative of the World Bank in Tajikistan Jan-Peter Olters said.

Op-Ed: Central Asian religious matters
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Op-Ed: Central Asian religious matters

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.

The Diplomat: How the War on Drugs Is Making Tajikistan More Authoritarian
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The Diplomat: How the War on Drugs Is Making Tajikistan More Authoritarian

According to a recent study by a leading U.S. government oversight body, 17 years of U.S. counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan have yielded “negligible” results. Despite the United States spending nearly $8.6 billion to curb the production and sale of poppies since 2001, poppy cultivation hit an all-time high in 2017, with the trend showing few signs of slowing.

10-07-2018, 18:57