University of World Economy and Diplomacy held scientific practical conference “We are children of one country, one time” organized by International Cultural Center jointly with Tashkent city khokimiyat, Academy of Arts and Creative Union “Tasviriy oyina”.
Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namjoucalled for the formation of a tripartite commission among Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan over water issues, the semi- official ISNA news agency reported on Monday.
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Dec. 28 (UPI) — A natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India will create long-lasting partnerships with all governments involved, the Turkmen president said.
Kazakhstan moved on Monday to extend the reign of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another ten years without re-election, imperilling hopes of a transition to democracy in the oil-rich former Soviet state.
Vladimir Putin, Russia’s President, has offered a $200 million (£130 million) loan to the new pro-Russian government in Kyrgyzstan, as part of an economic package designed to win a war of influence with the United States over the strategic Central Asian nation.
BISHKEK — When Kyrgyz opposition leader Roza Otunbaeva rose to the helm of her country’s government following the April overthrow of former President Kurmanbek Bakiev, she came sporting a squeaky-clean political reputation.
Some of the outgoing year’s decisions and events could result in a fundamental shift in the situation across Central Asia. The most important of these is the planned withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan. Its consequences are impossible to forecast, especially since the withdrawal strategy remains unclear. Germany, for one, doubts that this withdrawal will begin on schedule.
The 5th Specialized Exhibition of Iran will be held in Turkmenistan from 21 to 23 February, Iran.ru said with reference to ISNA news agency. It is expected that the Minister of Trade of Iran will take part in the exhibition.
BEIJING, Dec 23 – China’s CNPC and Kazakh state energy firm KazMunaiGas <KMG.UL> this week began laying a pipeline spur from southern Kazakhstan that will join the massive Central Asia-China gas trunk line.