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  • Europe’s Pivot to Central Asia

    May 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Central Asia has started to assert its interests and identity. European powers should seize the initiative and bolster these trends.   By Raffaello Pantucci, Director of ...read more

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20th June 2018 – Uzbekistan has emphasized its readiness to host direct peace talks between the government of neighbouring Afghanistan and the Taliban, after both sides announced cease-fires for the Eid al-Fitr holiday. "The Foreign Ministry confirms its full readiness to create, at any stage of the peace process, all the necessary conditions for setting up direct talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban movement on Uzbekistan's territory," it said in a statement on June 18. The Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire that ended on June 17, except against foreign forces. That overlapped with an Afghan government truce set to run until June 20.  The Uzbek statement expressed hope that the truces, which coincided with the holiday ending the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, is “extended indefinitely."

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  • Kazakhstan to revive tungsten industry: CEO of Tau-Ken Samruk June 20, 2018
    ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan intends to revive the tungsten industry, CEO of National Mining Company Tau-Ken Samruk JSC Kanat Kudaibergen said at the World Mining Congress underway in Astana, Kazinform cites the company's press service. […]
  • Portugal beat Marocco in group B match at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium June 20, 2018
    ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Portugal beat Marocco scoring one-nil in a group B match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium in front of a crowd of 78,011, TASS reports. […]
  • Kazakh PM introduces Governor of Turkestan region June 20, 2018
    ASTANA. KAZINFORM - By the instruction of President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev and Head of the President's Executive Office Adilbek Dzhaksybekov took part in today's session of the Maslikhate (the local representative body) of newly established Turkestan region, Kazinform cites primeminis […]