Uzbekistan

Chinese railway project viewed as expansion campaign in Central Asia
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Chinese railway project viewed as expansion campaign in Central Asia

Chinese engineers managed to make a train go as fast as 400 kilometers per hour and promised that this was not the limit. The Chinese government is now actively developing railway technologies and are planning to build thousands of kilometers of new routes inside the country and abroad. China’s railway network has entangled all of Eurasia through trade routes. The volumes of supplies along the railways are growing each month.

Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
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Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda

THE DIPLOMAT: Uzbekistan’s top priority in its foreign policy in the past two years has been to amend relations with its neighbors. A lot has been achieved, but nothing compares to the relief, appreciation, and excitement displayed by people on both sides of the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan border invoked by the new chapter of relations between the counties. Illustrating the saliency of security matters in the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan relationship, over the past several months there have been prominent interactions between the national security ministries of both countries, as well as their first ever joint military exercise.

International Fund for Saving Aral Sea to hold meeting to join efforts to revive Aral Sea
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International Fund for Saving Aral Sea to hold meeting to join efforts to revive Aral Sea

The bottom of the drying Aral Sea sends over 150 million tonnes of toxic dust every year around the world. People in Asia, Europe and even in Antarctica inhale it every day. The hazard zone from the consequences of the largest environmental catastrophe of mankind has long exceeded the limits of Central Asia. It is demanding urgent measures from the world community.