Uzbek Leader Warns Hydropower Plant Construction Could Lead to Water Wars in Central Asia

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TASHKENT

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.