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CIS ministers of internal affairs approve amendments to the agreement on combating illicit drug trafficking
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CIS ministers of internal affairs approve amendments to the agreement on combating illicit drug trafficking

The CIS Ministers of Internal Affairs signed an Amendments Protocol to the Agreement on Cooperation between the Member States of the CIS on Combating Illicit Traffic of Narcotics, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors, dated November 30, 2000, at a recent meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

CNN unveils 6 Silk Road secrets: Traveling in Central Asia's Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
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CNN unveils 6 Silk Road secrets: Traveling in Central Asia's Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

From the endless steppes of the Kazakhstan interior to the immense temples and minarets of the Samarkand and Bukhara to the jutting, thrusting, snow-covered peaks of the Tian Shan mountain range, this is a region with a refreshing lack of hype surrounding its attractions which visitors can expect to have mostly to themselves -- CNN writes in a story endorsing the Central Asia' Silk Road.