28 June 2001 ASHGABAT, 28 June (TCA)–Turkmenistan is an exception in Central Asia because of its privileged relationship with Afghanistan–a relationship shaped by economic pragmatism. Central Asia is rich in natural resources that could sustain the long-term development of the entire region, but the main challenge for the leaders of the post-Soviet republics in this […]

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