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  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Eurasianet The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years. Disagreements have stemmed out of a failure to coordinate shared use of basic resources, such as irrigation water from rivers running
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, workers used explosives to divert the
  • 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  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan,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
  • 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
  • 7 Aug 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Silk Road Reporters The Central Asian republics of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have dispatched armed forces as well as officials to their unstable shared border where two days of clashes have drawn attention to long-standing tensions. The region is rife
  • 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,
  • 12 Jun 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Delegates at a two-day international water conference in the Tajik capital this week adopted the Dushanbe Declaration, which calls for more coordinated action by world leaders to promote "green development,” strengthen cross
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week urged Central Asian nations to forge a consensus on management of shared water resources. In his opening remarks at a high-level international conference on “Implementation of the
  • 12 Feb 2015- 10:46 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Global Post Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has met here with visiting Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev to discuss issues related to bilateral cooperation, including border demarcation, the presidential press service said Wednesday. Rahmon and
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Folio The Government of Tajikistan announced on Friday, 6th of February that it will host a high level international conference on international water issues from the 9th-11th of June in Dushanbe. One of the most pressing global issues that no

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