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Kyrgyz authorities block RFE/RL’s website for two months over video on Tajik border situation

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The Kyrgyz government has suspended access to the website of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Kyrgyz Service, known locally as Radio Azattyk, after RFE/RL refused to take down a video of one of its news programs that reported on clashes at the border with Tajikistan, Radio Azattyk reported on October 26.   The Kyrgyz Ministry of Read More

Entry of some regional passenger transport into Dushanbe becomes restricted

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Dushanbe authorities take measures to regulate entry of cars into the Tajik capital and intracity traffic routes as well as improve the quality of transport services in the capital.   By Dushanbe mayor’s decree restriction will be imposed on entry of vehicles carrying passengers from regions.   To-date, restriction has been imposed on entry of Read More

President Emomali Rahmon Leaves for Astana to Attend Central Asia — EU Summit

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The Founder of Peace and National Unity — Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon left for Kazakhstan to participate in the first summit of the heads of states of the Central Asia and European Union. He was seen off at the Dushanbe International Airport by the Сhairman of the National Assembly, that Read More

CIS member nations agree to extradite fugitive corrupt officials to each other

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The 7th session of the CIS Interstate Anticorruption Council that was held yesterday via video link resulted in signing of an agreement under which the parties agreed to extradite fugitive corrupt officials to each other, Nur.kz reported today.   The CIS Interstate Anticorruption Council members include Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan and it Read More

President Emomali Rahmon Meets President of the European Council, Charles Michel in Astana

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On the sideline of the first summit of the heads of states of the Central Asia and European Union in Astana, the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met with the President of the European Council Charles Michel. A wide range of issues pertaining to bilateral Read More

Emomali Rahmon holds talks with EU Council president in Astana to discuss cooperation

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon today met in the Kazakh capital, Astana, with the European Union Council President Charles Michel.   According to the Tajik president’s official website, the parties discussed state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the European Union.   Rahmon, in particular, noted that Tajikistan attaches significance to the Read More

President Emomali Rahmon Arrives in Kazakhstan for a Working Visit

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The Founder of Peace and National Unity — Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon arrived in Astana to participate in the first summit of the heads of states of the Central Asia and European Union. He was welcomed at the Nursultan Nazarbayev international airport by the high-ranking representatives of the Republic of Read More

EU supports Tajikistan’s national financial inclusion strategy

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The Integrated Rural Development Project (IRDP)/TRIGGER project has supported the Association of Microfinance Organizations of Tajikistan (AMFOT) in holding a two-day national conference entitled “Financial Inclusion: global trends, opportunities, best practices” that took place in Dushanbe on October 20-21.   The conference participants included representatives of the Government, the National bank of Tajikistan, the Majlisi Read More

Barqi Tojik’s debt to Sangtudinskaya GES-1 increases by nearly 30 percent

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Barqi Tojik (Tajikistan’s national power utility company)’s debt to Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) Sangtudinskaya GES-1, which operates the Sangtuda-1 hydroelectric power plant (HPP), rose nearly 30 percent in a year to October 27, 2022, reaching more than 2.545 million somonis (equivalent to about 250 million U.S. dollars), Sangtudinskaya GES-1’s website says.   Source: Asia-Plus   Read More

Kyrgyz communities in Tajikistan isolated and stranded by border tension

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Until last year, ethnic Kyrgyz people were able to cross into neighboring Kyrgyzstan with their Tajik passports. Now they must first travel to a third country, an option few can afford.   Eurasianet says the predicament is the product of border tensions. Following a bout of fighting in the spring of 2021, both governments all Read More