Tajikistan

Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia
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Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

world-nuclear-news.org: The European Commission (EC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to achieve the safe and sustainable environmental remediation of uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.

Op-Ed: Saudi Arabia woos Persian-speaking Sunnis in Central Asia
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Op-Ed: Saudi Arabia woos Persian-speaking Sunnis in Central Asia

In an unprecedented move that surprised many observers around the world, Tajikistan’s state TV on Aug. 8 aired a documentary accusing Iran of involvement in the murder of several Tajik social and political figures as well as 20 Russian military officers in the country during the 1990s Tajik civil war. The documentary further claimed that at the time, Iran had organized a plot to “eliminate Tajik scientists and intellectuals.” The accusations, emphatically rejected by Iran, were just the latest and the most blatant move by the Tajikistan government against the Islamic Republic.

23-08-2017, 10:37
4 Reasons Why Tajikistan, Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan Should be on your Bucket List
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4 Reasons Why Tajikistan, Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan Should be on your Bucket List

Huffington Post contributor, travel blogger and video maker Drew Binsky, praised Central Asia in one of his recent posts after returning from his 10-day journey to the region. "Before my trip, I didn’t know much about these three countries. In fact, I knew nothing at all… And to be completely honest, as an American, I (we) have a tendency to think that any country that ends in –Stan is dangerous — but that couldn’t be farther from the truth!" 

Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents
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Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents

In early July, a group of Tajik opposition members gathered to in Germany to mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the peace agreement which ended Tajikistan’s devastating civil war. The July 9 conference, which brought together members of several organizations including the Islamic Renaissance Party (IRPT), Group-24, Vatandor and the Congress of Constructive Forces of Tajikistan, did not make many major international headlines. But Dushanbe is always watching.

20-07-2017, 12:03