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Uzbekistan to reduce imports by $1.1 billion in 2017.

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbekistan to reduce imports by $1.1 billion in 2017.

Uzbekistan intends to reduce imports by more than $ 1.1 billion in 2017 through reorientation of purchases in favor of localized goods and organization of production of new types of import-substituting products, according to the Uzbek Ministry of Economy.

- AzerNews - AZ

Paes too great a player to be kept in reserves: Mukherjea.

Kolkata, March 29 For all his achievements over the years, it is not right to make Leander Paes sit on the bench during India's Asia Oceania Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan to be played in Bengaluru from April 7, former India Davis Cup player Jaideep Mukherjea said on Wednesday. The All India Tennis Association on Tuesday ...

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Uzbek Senate OKs military-technical cooperation deal with Russia.

The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved the law on ratification of the agreement with Russia on the development of military-technical cooperation at a meeting held on March 28, Trend reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan agree on expansion of cooperation in railway sector.

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbek Senate OKs military-technical cooperation deal with Russia.

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Afghanistan asks Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists.

, Mar. 28 : Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri urged Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists and asked Islamabad to prevent terrorists coming into their territory.Speaking at a press conference, Waziri said four big terrorist groups which are active in Afghanistan are all located in Pakistan.He said that ...

- Sify - IN

Paes, Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup squad.

New Delhi, March 28 Indias non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Tuesday selected four singles players in the squad for the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan, dropping veteran Leander Paes and his doubles partner Rohan Bopanna to the reserves. Paes is on the cusp of becoming the tournament's most successful doubles player ...

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Bhupathi picks four singles players; Paes, Bopanna reserves.

In a bold decision, Indias non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi today opted for four singles players in the squad, keeping veteran Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna as reserve members, for the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan.Ramkumar Ramanathan , Yuki Bhambri , Prajnesh Gunneswaran and N Sriram Balaji are in the playing squad ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Oman- Luxury restaurants Bukhara, Sra Bua coming to Muscat.

Oman- Luxury restaurants Bukhara, Sra Bua coming to Muscat...

- MENAFN - JO

Govt wants Uzbeks sidelined: Dostum's office.

By Muhammad Hassan Khetab on 27 March 2017 KABUL : Reacting to First Lady Rula Ghani's remarks, the Office of the First Vice President, Abdul Rashid Dostum, on Monday...

- Pajhwok - AF

Bulldozing History: Ancient Uzbek City's UNESCO Status At Risk

In carrying out a state tourism development plan in Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan has destroyed areas of the city's historic center that had earned it global recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbek president to visit China in May

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Uzbek, Russian PMs to hold talks in late March

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CIS FMs to convene in Tashkent

The Uzbek capital of Tashkent will host a gathering of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States on April 7, AZERTAG reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Dream of Surge in Trade and Freer Borders

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has hailed what he described as the fall of barriers dividing his nation and Uzbekistan since the ascent to power of Uzbek leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The two met for high-spirited talks in Astana on March 23 that focused as much as anything on mutual admiration. Only in the last ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Uzbek president to visit China in May

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a state visit to China in May.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbek, Russian PMs to hold talks in late March

Prime ministers of Uzbekistan and Russia Abdulla Aripov and Dmitry Medvedev will mull economic cooperation between the two countries in Moscow Mar. 28, a representative of the Uzbek government told Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Brothers Again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana.

- The Diplomat - US

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan eye to intensify strategic partnership

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Uzbek Senate to hold regular meeting in late March

The Senate of the Uzbek Parliament will hold a regular plenary meeting Mar. 28-29, news service of the Senate reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan eye to intensify strategic partnership

The presidents of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Nursultan Nazarbayev have signed a joint declaration in Astana to further intensify the strategic partnership and strengthen good-neighborliness between the two countries, the Uzbekistan National News Agency reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

India, Uzbekistan review bilateral issues

New Delhi, March 23 India and Uzbekistan on Thursday reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral issues during the 13th round of foreign office consultations between the two sides here While Preeti Saran, Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, led the Indian side in the discussions,the Uzbek side was led by Dilyor ...

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Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Dream of Surge in Trade and Freer Borders

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has hailed what he described as the fall of barriers dividing his nation and Uzbekistan since the ascent to power of Uzbek leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The two met for a high-spirited talks in Astana on March 23 that focused as much as anything on mutual admiration. Only in the last ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Uzbek, Kazakh Presidents Tout Ties As Mirziyaev Vists Astana

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyaev has held talks with his Kazakh counterpart, Nursultan Nazarbaev, during his first trip to Kazakhstan since he came to power last year.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Bringing Paes, Bhupathi together again a great move, says Naresh Kumar

Kolkata, March 23 Former Davis cup captain Naresh Kumar on Thursday hoped Indian tennis superstars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi can set their differences aside and make their chemistry work when Uzbekistan comes calling for the second round of the Asia/Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie, beginning on April 7. Let us hope ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Central Asia's Remittances: Take Two

An earlier version of this story offered a regrettably inaccurate snapshot of the state of remittances paid by migrant laborers from Russia to Central Asia in 2016. Contrary to what was asserted in that report, remittances have not been rising but mostly falling. As stated before, the Russian Central Bank did note this week ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Dutch Prosecutor Investigating ING Over Possible Corruption In Uzbekistan

The Dutch prosecutor's office said it is investigating ING Groep over the global financial firm's possible role in money laundering and corruption in Uzbekistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbekistan's new Law on Internal Affairs Bodies comes into effect

A Law on Internal Affairs Bodies, regulating their activities, has come into force in Uzbekistan.

- AzerNews - AZ

Remittance Figures Bring Some Cheer to Central Asia

Figures for last year show that remittances paid by migrant laborers from Russia to Central Asia are on the rise — a glimmer of positive news on the horizon. The Russian Central Bank noted this week that money transfers by individuals to Uzbekistan has reached $2.74 billion in 2016, up from $2.37 billion the year ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kyrgyz Village Life Not So Tranquil In Shadow Of Uzbek Training Ground

Residents of a Kyrgyz border village say a nearby Uzbek military training ground is making their lives unbearable.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan

Mirziyoyev paid his first visit to Turkmenistan while their main joint project – a pipeline to China – was being killed.

- The Diplomat - US

Uzbekistan: Police Make Show of Combating Child Labor

Child labor in Uzbekistan usually brings cotton fields to mind, but the reality is that work in the countryside accounts for a small part of the problem. Recent efforts by law enforcement starkly illustrate the issue. Police in the capital of Uzbekistan have said this week that in the first two months of 2017 they took ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Uzbekistan: EBRD Visit Marks Win for Liberal Faction

Top representatives of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development traveled to Uzbekistan on March 15 for a visit that could have major repercussions for ongoing intra-elite struggles. According to official statements, EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti and his team will hold multiple high-level meetings with Uzbek ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation

After a decade, the EBRD may be returning to Uzbekistan – riding optimism that a new regime can chart a new course.

- The Diplomat - US

Could Uzbekistan be Opening Up?

Scope for change on foreign policy, but domestic reform may be mostly cosmetic. In the three months since his appointment, Uzbekistan's new president Shavkat Mirziyoyev has taken a number of measures that appear to show willingness to open up one of the world's most isolated states. His predecessor Islam Karimov, who died ...

- IWPR - UK

Uzbekistan: Clamor Grows for Release of Activist

For almost two weeks, one of Uzbekistan's best-known human rights activists has been forcibly confined to a psychiatric institution in Tashkent, prompting deepening alarm among her supporters. Yelena Urlaeva, who has fearlessly documented cases of rights abuses in Uzbekistan for decades, was detained by police on March 1 ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a two-day visit to Turkmenistan his first official foray abroad.

- The Diplomat - US

Uzbekistan: Political Prisoner Free After 19 Years

– Rustam Usmanov, a peaceful political activist imprisoned arbitrarily in Uzbekistan for 19 years and brutally tortured, was finally freed on February 13, 2017, at the end of his prison term, Human Rights Watch said today. Usmanov, 69, a founder of Uzbekistan's first private bank and a vocal government critic, had been ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Uzbekistan's defensive self-reliance: Karimov's foreign policy legacy

Bernardo Teles Fazendeiro President Islam Karimov's death provides an opportunity to gauge the origins and consequences of Uzbekistan's foreign policy. This article is aimed at contributing to that on-going conversation. To do so, it assesses the nature of Uzbekistani foreign policy, which the author categorizes as a type ...

- Chatham House - UK

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