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Karimov about landmark event in history of SCO

Uzbek President Islam Karimov said that the accession of both Islamabad and New Delhi to the SCO would be a landmark event in the organization's history. "I will not conceal, the process of negotiations on …

 Tashkent bans Soviet-era cars during SCO summit

Uzbekistan's capital has reportedly issued a temporary ban on Soviet-era cars entering the city ahead of the SCO summit. People behind the wheel of old cars made by Lada, Volga and Moskvich have been stopped from passing police …

Vladimir Putin arrives in Tashkent

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Tashkent, where a two-day annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) timed to its 15th anniversary gets underway. Traditionally, the program of …

Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

The first day of the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, timed to mark its 15th anniversary, started in Tashkent today. It will be hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov. The heads of …

 Nazarbayev to attend SCO summit in June

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said he will attend the the Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which will be held in Tashkent on June 23-24. "I plan to take part in the regular meeting of the …

Tashkent TPP modernized in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has completed the modernization of the Tashkent TPP, JSC Uzbekenergo reports. A combined-cycle plant (CCGT) was built as part of it. The general contractor for the implementation of these works was the a.s. Synecta …

5-point earthquake hits Afghanistan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5 points was registered 540 km from Tashkent in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at a depth of 218 km. Uzbekistan could also sense the underground tremors,  RIA Novosti reports with …