Security

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 12:07
NATO is “satisfied” with an agreement to use a transit hub in Russia's Ulyanovsk to help in NATO’s pullout from Afghanistan, a spokesman said at a press conference on Friday.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 06:05
"We discussed the issue of economic cooperation, especially in oil and gas spheres including ways of expanding Afghanistan's resource base, conducting search exploration work and Azerbaijan's assistance in the oil refining area."
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 09:21
During the meeting they discussed issues of preparing materials for the next session of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, improvement of the CSTO's military component including equipping of Collective Rapid Reaction Force.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 10:31

Last week, Tajikistan's government hosted a high-level international water conference. Along with the platitudes that such conferences usually provide, the Tajikistan event was noteworthy for the participation of Uzbekistan.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 09:40
It's safe to assume that Russia is pushing for the return of its troops to the border, as it has been doing pretty consistently for the past several years.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:41
A Sudanese military delegation is visiting Sri Lanka to discuss joint military cooperation between the armed institutions of the two countries.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 11:46
In broad terms, Central Asian energy is the playing field for two major forces. China, in its global quest for the raw materials uses its financial clout to access Central Asia's natural gas. Russia wants power of a different type.
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 09:12
22 Tajik and Afghan border guards completed a week-long training in the detection of forged travel documents and fight against illegal border crossing on Friday
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 11:41

Armenia has reportedly bought Chinese multiple-launch rocket systems, representing – if the reports are in fact true – the most significant entry to date by China in the defense market of the former Soviet Union. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, China is the fifth-largest arms exporter in the world.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 08:37
In Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Idrissov's talks with high ranking U.S. officials the two sides highlighted the robust and growing bilateral ties and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen the strategic partnership.

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