Uzbekistan Blames Upstream Countries for Scare Tactics

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TASHKENT, Uzbekistan

Uzbek Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov blamed upstream countries in the basins of the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers for decreases in water supply and plans to develop their hydropower industry during his speech at the United Nations in late September.

He was reported by the press service of the ministry as saying the neglect of U.N.