Last week, Moscow accused Azerbaijan over violating the cease fire agreement which was signed in November 2020. Recently, Azerbaijan had seized the village of Parukh in Artsakh, while two Armenian soldiers have been killed in ongoing attacks using combat drones. The Russian defence ministry also accused Azerbaijani troops of using Turkish-made drones to strike Karabakh troops, while the foreign ministry […]
On March 29-30, Turkish President Erdogan arrived in Uzbekistan for an official visit, during which he met with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. According to the news, during the meeting, 9 documents aimed at further expanding the multifaceted Uzbek-Turkish cooperation at the level of governments, ministries and departments of the two countries were signed. An agreement was […]
On 25/1/2022, Radio Liberty broadcasted in its program: “Religion and Society” the question: “Has the number of those who dream of an Islamic state increased in Uzbekistan?” During the interview, the radio channel sought the official position of the Adviser to the President of Uzbekistan on dealing with public and religious organizations, Shazim Minovarov, regarding […]
In 2021, a new constitution was adopted in Kyrgyzstan. Since then, efforts have been made to align laws with the new constitution. Within the framework of this work, the Ministry of Interior issued a law “on combating extremist activities,” and presented the draft law for public discussion from 29/12/2021 to 28/1/2022.
Question: Russia intervened in the name of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Kazakhstan after its president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, requested its help in quelling the protests that erupted in his country, after the price of liquefied gas doubled, and then suddenly swelled… Russia accused external forces, especially America, of interfering in the country’s affairs and […]
In his New Year’s greetings to the people of Uzbekistan, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev proposed declaring 2022 the year of “Ensuring Human Interests and Mahalla Development”. This was reported by the press service of the head of state. Mirziyoyev said: “To give a name to the New Year, we have studied the views of the public […]
Question: On 20/12/2021, Al-Jazeera published on its website: “The Ukrainian army and pro-Moscow separatists exchanged fire, resulting in deaths on both sides… These developments come one day after the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Alexey Danilov announced that his country, for the first time in the country’s history, prepared a […]
On September 30, Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Rothschild delegation. He stated at the meeting that “The opportunities for enhancing mutually beneficial cooperation, privatization of state-owned enterprises, reforming the banking sector, attracting highly qualified consulting services on developing winemaking as well as implementing humanitarian exchange programs were emphasized. An agreement was reached to form a joint […]
Question: On Wednesday, 29/9/2021, a summit was held between Erdogan and Putin in Sochi, Russia. The Turkish president was at the head of a delegation that included the head of the intelligence service, Hakan Fidan, and the head of the presidential communications department, Fahrettin Altun, and the presidential spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, without any of his […]
In accordance with Cabinet Resolution No. 594 of 22/09/2021, the Tashkent City Administration and the Asian Development Bank signed an agreement on the provision of advisory services for the project: Modernization of the Heat Supply System for the City of Tashkent and its submission to the administration under the terms of a public-private partnership. The […]
On September 15-16, regular meetings of the Collective Security Council were held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, where they discussed the problems of international and regional security and their impact on the security of the CSTO member states, the CSTO information service reported. The main agenda was the situation in Afghanistan.
On 31/07/2021, KUN.UZ website published the news: Soldiers of the Central Military District of the Russian Armed Forces arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in the Uzbek-Russian joint exercises at the Termez training ground in Surkhan Darya. This was announced by the Uzbek Ministry of Defense, and these exercises will be held from July 30 to […]
In recent days, numerous reports appeared in various media about the visit of representatives of the United States and Russia at various levels. For example, US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad departed on a trip abroad on 9/7/2021 and will visit Qatar, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan and will participate in a high-level conference titled “Central […]
The Ministry of Energy has announced the development of a three-phase project for the transition to the competitive wholesale electricity market for the period 2021-2025 with the handover of the sale of electric power to private companies.
On May 13, news agency nuz.uz reported: “Today, 2.5 million people have performed festive prayer in 2021 mosques throughout Uzbekistan. These figures were reported by the Committee for Religious Affairs. On the day of Ramadan Khayit, 497 thousand believers performed a festive prayer in 106 mosques in Tashkent. In particular, more than 18 thousand Muslims […]
An interview with Abdurrahman Tashanov, head of the human rights organization Ezgulik in Uzbekistan, was broadcast on the “OzodNazar” website for the Uzbek service on Radio Liberty. It was said that on 5 May, the human rights activist had spoken for several minutes with former senior officials serving sentences in Prison 22 in Zanki Ata. […]
Unlike previous US administrations, US President Joe Biden used the term “genocide” on April 24 this year regarding the alleged 1915 events occurred during the Ottoman period. While this statement was made by the USA, there was silence on the Turkish side. Although the statement made by the White House should get a reply from […]
Question: The new US administration headed by Biden began attacking China and Russia, and at the same time it began to strengthen partnerships and revive old alliances with some countries. What is America’s policy towards these two countries in particular, and what are its goals? Is this administration different from the previous one?
On January 31, the Gazeta.uz news agency reported: “The president of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the construction progress of the Center for Islamic Civilization in Tashkent. Its construction began next to the Khazrati Imam complex in the summer of 2018 at the suggestion of the head of the state.
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On December 11, Radio Svoboda Kyrgyzstan reported: “The deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh adopted at once in the second and third readings the bill on holding a referendum on the choice of the form of government.
The State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Center of the city of Khudzhand again allowed the work of night clubs. The head of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision of the city of Takhmina Usmonova informed the journalists of Asia-Plus about this.
As part of preventive measures against the spread of infectious diseases, the country’s mosques will remain closed until 1st of January 2021, reported Turkmenportal with reference to the Muftiate of Turkmenistan.
“On November 19, the 17th meeting of the Military Committee on the development of military cooperation between the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconference.
On October 15, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned. The president’s address said: “My dear compatriots! For me, peace in Kyrgyzstan, the integrity of the country, the unity of our people and tranquility in society are above all. Nothing is dearer to me than the life of each of my compatriots”.
Question: [“Earlier on Friday, the Kyrgyz Parliament approved the resignation of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, and cancelled the state of emergency, which was declared a week ago in the capital, Bishkek…” (www.yenisafak.com/ar/,16/10/2020)]. The Kyrgyz capital has witnessed violent protests; protesters took control of government headquarters, demanding the dismissal of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, who is loyal to […]
On behalf of the Tashkent city administration, secondary school teachers compiled mandatory lists of students in hijabs, students attending Friday prayers, as well as their parents, Radio Ozodlik reported on October 1.
“On September 15, 2020 under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation N.P. Patrushev, the XV Meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Councils of the SCO Member States was held via videoconference.
On August 12, people of the Vanj region in southern Tajikistan came out to a spontaneous rally against the raids carried out by local authorities against wearing the hijab and the forced shaving of the beards of youth. People gathered at the rally demanded from the local authorities to stop immediately the raids against men […]
The arrest of several Muslim women activists in Kyrgyzstan under the guise of extremism and radicalism seems to be an old trend developed by Kyrgyz Muslim rulers once again, just like their fellow dictators in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.