Security

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:43
Under the agreement Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will provide 700 megawatt electricity to Pakistan via Afghanistan.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 13:22
NATO Secretary General makes a statement concerning the decision to release Afghan detainees.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 06:56
Israeli firms in India are gearing up to deal with a phase of declining defense sales and beating the tough economic times with new strategies.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 09:08
"Georgia intends to continue its contribution to ensuring the international security and therefore, two Georgian battalions serve in Afghanistan under NATO's ISAF mission," the president said.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 08:48
I think drug (narcotics) trafficking will remain the greatest security challenge for Turkmenistan in the next year.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 08:24
The Turkmen leader emphasized that Turkmenistan implementing several projects, including provision of electricity and construction of most important economic projects in Afghanistan, under the bilateral agreements.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:13

While State Department officials were in Tajikistan this week to discuss law enforcement and border security cooperation with the country’s Drug Control Agency, the Department’s top counternarcotics official admitted in a Congressional hearing that the Central Asian states have not always met the United States’ desired level of collaboration on this issue. 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:

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 07:56
Turkmenistan follows the approved concept of development of the country's electricity industry for the period till 2020 that envisages investments in the industry to a volume of $5 billion.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 08:01
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has called the international community to help Afghanistan restore its economy, Tengrinews.kz reported.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 13:23
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday that Russia had started deliveries of modern Russian weapons to Kyrgyzstan last December in connection with the latest developments in Afghanistan, Itar-Tass reports.

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