The Turkmen delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, offered to host a forum on security and cooperation in Central Asia during the recent EU-Central Asia meeting in Brussels, Altyn Asyr local TV channel reported.
BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a bill that would eliminate immunity for ex-presidents, potentially opening the path for the prosecution of former leader Almazbek Atambaev.
About 1.5 billion kWh of electricity was exported by Tajikistan to Uzbekistan in April-September of 2018.
Last week, the government of Tajikistan broke its general silence about a recent outbreak of violence at a prison in the country’s north.
On October 22, business world was discussing an interesting news - the National Atomic Company of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Kazatomprom as it announced intentions to publicly offer its shares (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange. The decision is significant, because the successful placement of shares on the stock exchange allows to take the company to a new level of development.
Uzbekistan’s Defense Ministry has announced the launch of large-scale military maneuvers across the country.
Terrorism trends in Central Asia suggest that the region is shifting from primarily an exporter of foreign fighters to one where domestic and regional terrorist attacks may become increasingly more common. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are two of the countries that have produced the largest number of foreign fighters per capita: 1,500 and 1,300, respectively. Yet, the region has mostly been spared from terrorist attacks and, instead, religious extremists travel elsewhere. The diaspora has produced several attacks with deadly consequences: the Stockholm and New York truck attacks, the St. Petersburg Metro bombing, and the New Year’s Istanbul night club shooting are but a few examples of attacks perpetrated by foreign fighters from Central Asia. Authorities and security services worldwide are fearful of similar attacks in the future.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan received a note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, kabar.kg reports.
EU is ready to provide Uzbekistan with the opportunity to supply more than 6,200 types of goods to the European market without duties, Uzbek media reports.
The opportunity to travel to Central Asia and learn about new cultures and languages while bringing back knowledge for the classroom seemed like any educator’s dream. We were part of a group of both college and high school educators from Arizona and New Mexico who participated in a Fulbright-Hays Seminar to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in June.