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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  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan,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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published
  • 6 Aug 2014- 10:35 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Times of Central Asia Uzbekistan never, and under no circumstances, will provide support to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydro power plant project, Rustam Azimov, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan, said at the consultation
  • 4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TASHKENT AzerNews Uzbekistan has criticized the World Bank's recently-published report on Key Issues for Consideration of the Proposed Rogun Hydropower Project and use of transboundary water resources. Speaking at a recent meeting of the representatives
  • 3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan A small separatist group in Uzbekistan’s northwestern Karakalpakstan region has called on World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to postpone $411 million USD worth of loans under a program aimed at improving water management in cotton
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee for the Fuel and Energy Sector and the Use of Mineral Resources on May 20th recommended cutting off water supply to neighboring Uzbekistan until the downstream country resumes natural gas supply to
  • 26 Sep 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank this week announced approval of a $220 million USD loan to upgrade a 45-year-old water supply system and secure irrigation to 6,500 farms and drinking water for 725,000 people in Uzbekistan’s Bukhara and
  • 12 Sep 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines International watchdog group Human Rights Watch and the Cotton Campaign, which fights child labor in the cotton industry, this week asked the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) not to fund an Uzbekistan irrigation project due to “grave
  • 24 Jan 2013- 08:02 by Local Press Report TASHKENT The Financial The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Secretary General, Lamberto Zannier, during his visit to Uzbekistan from 21 to 23 January 2013, discussed with the country’s Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev and other

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