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Posted inCentral Asia, Regions

Central Asia Draws Together

15 February 1998 To the accompaniment of virtually no fanfare or public explanation, the presidents of Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan gathered in a surprising meeting at the beginning of January. Adding to the meetings sense of mystification was the choice of Ashgabat, the Turkmen capital, as the venue for the talks, because Turkmen […]