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  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 1 Mar 2016- 09:13 by Local Press Report BAKU APA The bridge has collapsed in Ayrija village of Barda district, APA’s Karabakh bureau reports. The increase in the water level in Tartarchay river caused the incident. Armenian side pumped water from the Sarsang reservoir, located in the occupied
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TASHKENT World Bulletin Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Thursday that full-scale war could begin in Central Asia if Kyrgyzstan does not stop building new water-power plants under Russian patronage. Access Climate Conflict Corporate Risk Ecosystems Energy
  • 21 Aug 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency The rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Milica Markovic will make a trip to Azerbaijan on August 24-27. According to a message posted on the PACE website on Aug. 20, the purpose of the visit is to
  • 14 Aug 2015- 08:11 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijani MP has lambasted Armenia for committing ecological terror against Azerbaijan. Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation to PACE and president of the Association for Civil Society Development in
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenia's plans to build a new reservoir on the trans-boundary Araz River could affect water availability in neighboring Azerbaijan, according to Telman Zeynalov, an ecologist and chairman of the Azeri Ministry of Ecology and
  • 5 Mar 2015- 10:28 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Caspian states have managed to reach an agreement on several controversial points pertaining to the draft convention on Caspian Sea status in Baku. Deputy foreign ministers of the five littoral states-- Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijan is committed to resolve the issue of the Caspian Sea status as part of the sovereign and mutually beneficial partnership among all Caspian littoral countries, said Khalaf Khalafov, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister. He made the
  • 8 Jan 2015- 10:57 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews The River Aras running via the territory of two South Caucasus republics-- Azerbaijan and Armenia-- begins from Turkey and ends in Iran. The generous river is regarded as one of the major water supply sources of all the four countries that it
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report BAKU Vestnik The Sarsang reservoir has become a source of humanitarian, environmental and man-made disaster, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said today at a meeting with a speaker from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

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