Border Control

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 10:34
Bordyuzha's stated 2014 priorities of the CSTO contained nothing the organization hadn't already discussed: aid to Tajikistan to help protect the border with Afghanistan, establishment of joint military forces, including air forces, and so on.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 12:22

2013 was an eventful year in the Caucasus and Central Asia, as the United States and NATO prepared to pull their military forces out of Afghanistan, Russia strengthened its military presence in the region, and tensions mounted on various fronts in the Caucasus.

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:21

Events in Central Eurasian this week highlighted both the absent role of one regional security body, the CSTO, in the border clashes between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and the controversy surrounding Georgia’s entry into another security body, NATO. Below is a roundup of these stories and some of the other top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:04
Rakhimov and Arezo focused on the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:04
Previous attempts to find industrial use for the hemp had failed, he said, adding that Kazakhstan fears an influx off Afghan narcotics coming up through its southern borders.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:59
Karimov warned that the withdrawal of NATO-led troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 will pose a serious challenge for all states in Central Asian and that it could “lead to even more tension” near Uzbekistan’s borders.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 07:19

Below is a roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus:

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 08:09
Three Iranian military personnel were killed in south-east Iran early on Wednesday when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by a roadside bomb, Iranian media said.
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 07:49
During the two-week course, nine Afghan border police officers and 11 Tajik border troops guards learned how to react to and provide medical care in case of emergency situation.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:26
This year the heads of the CSTO member states the Afghan problem and its impact on security, primarily in the Central Asian region of collective security has been seen as a priority.

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