Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan halts flights to India and Turkey

A special commission of Uzbekistan announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on flights to India and Turkey due to the coronavirus. This measure was taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and new virus types. Thus, …

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Vaccinations Progress Slowly in Central Asia

Kazakhstan is a regional leader on vaccinations, but that’s not saying terribly much as vaccine rollouts across Asia have proceeded at slow paces relative to Western countries. Meanwhile, as The Diplomat …

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Uzbekistan confirms 393 new coronavirus cases

Uzbekistan registered 393 new coronavirus cases for the past day, AKI Press reports citing the Ministry of Health.  New cases were confirmed in all regions of the country, 216 of these cases are in Tashkent. Two patients …

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UN comments on skirmish on Kyrgyz-Tajik border

The United Nation is following the Kyrgyz-Tajik border situation with concern, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq said. "We have seen these reports, and we do follow this with concern.  We are …

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Uzbek President to visit Turkmenistan

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Turkmenistan, according to the press service of the Uzbek president. A meeting will be held with the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during the visit. …

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Will Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan enter EU's markets with their own gas?

Central Asia possesses a significant role within the global geopolitical balance since it comprises numerous trade channels that link many businesses with millions of target customers from China to Portugal and vice-versa. Withal, by having abundant hydrocarbon potentials, the region offers tremendous opportunities to the global and local players,

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Vegetable oil to become cheaper in Uzbekistan

Uzbek MP Rasul Kusherbayev said today that from May 1, the import of vegetable oil will be exempted from VAT in Uzbekistan, while the export of vegetable oil will be limited. According to Kusherbayev, these measures are aimed at …

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Student from Uzbekistan rescues Japanese boy

According to Japanese media, an Uzbek student Eldor Urinboev saved a local teenager in Ginowan (Okinawa Prefecture). A Japanese teenager swam with friends in the sea sector where it is prohibited to swim, and when the waves became too …

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Car explosion kills one, injures another in Uzbekistan

A compressed methane gas tank installed in a car has exploded, killing a man and injuring another at a gas station in southern Uzbekistan's Qashqadaryo Region, the Uzbek Emergency Ministry said Thursday. The incident occurred as the …

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Uzbekistan to open an embassy in Sweden

The President of Uzbekistan has signed a decree on the establishment of the country’s diplomatic mission in Sweden, Trend reports citing Kun.uz. The embassy’s activities will be aimed at developing bilateral …

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Settling Central Asia’s Borders Is No Easy Task

Shortly after declaring that the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border issues were resolved “100 percent,” the head of Kyrgyzstan’s State Committee for National Security Kamchybek Tashiev changed his tune, underscoring the deep difficulties …

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