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  • Russia’s support for upstream Kyrgyzstan in its dispute with downstream Uzbekistan over water resources in Central Asia will strain Russian-Uzbek relations, according to an Uzbek expert.
  • 13 Sep 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report BAKU Turkish Weekly Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. "It will not come to war, however, we should
  • 13 May 2012- 16:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Political tensions between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan over use of shared water resources and other issues may be spilling over into ethnic tensions inside their borders. On May 7, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported
  • 5 Oct 2011- 09:13 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Elyor Ganiyev told the United Nations General Assembly last month that attempts to construct large hydro-engineering structures on the upper Amu Darya and Syr Darya
  • 10 May 2011- 10:33 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) The foreign ministers of Mongolia and Uzbekistan met in Ulan Bator for their third round of political consultations, according to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. During the meeting the two sides discussed environmental
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews)-- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing energy and agricultural
  • 31 Mar 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan I he visit by Kazakh president Nursukan Nazarbaev to Tashkent, and by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov to Dushanbe in March is the evidence that the leaders of Central Asia are trying to find a solution to the water
  • 7 Oct 2009- 14:48 by Local Press Report TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Georgian Daily The dying of the Aral Sea is increasing tensions in the five countries of the region, potentially sparking new, larger military conflicts, according to Russian expert Mikhail Vovk. The desertification of the inland water
  • 3 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan An official from the Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management has issued results of the Integrated Water Resources Management project in the Ferghana valley, covering the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,
  • 14 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Russia may control the water resources of Central Asia in the future, a deputy of the Kyrgyz Parliament told Kyrgyzstan's legislators in late December, linking her statement to the billions of U.S. dollars the country allocates
  • 12 Nov 2008- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan The Uzbek Foreign Ministry has released a statement warning of a threat to the environment and peace in the region due to increasing water consumption in the Amu Darya and Syr Darya basins by upstream nations despite a water

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