President Donald Trump’s decision on 21 August 2017 to send an unspecified number of additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan to continue assisting and training the Afghan national security forces and to expand counterterrorism operations in the country marks yet another effort to stabilize Afghanistan, at least enough to allow the Western coalition countries to withdraw their forces from the country.
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Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev adopted a resolution on establishment of a foreign trade company for export and import operations of the chemical industry – Uzkhimimpex.
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U.S. forces in Afghanistan have once again vowed to defeat the Islamic State militant group. the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan told VOA.
Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Defense Minister of Kazakhstan Saken Zhasuzakov, who is on a visit in Tashkent.
After the talks between the officials delegations of Turkmenistan and Armenia had concluded in Yerevan, the ceremony of signing bilateral documents took place.
The Almaty City Court Appeals Board upheld the decision of the Almaty City Specialised Criminal Court against BTA Bank’s former board of directors’ chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov, who in June 2017 was found guilty of organising and leading a criminal group and embezzling more than one trillion tenge (more than US$7.5 billion) from the bank. The ex-banker was sentenced in absentia to 20 years in prison, according to the court statement.
Perhaps one of the most anticipated and unpredictable intrigues of the year in Central Asia is the Oct. 15 election in the Kyrgyz Republic, a country of slightly more than six million people.
The future vision of Uzbekistan under the capable leadership of President Mirziyoev on cultural and civilizational development needs to be commended as an inspiring national example in the Muslim world
Relationship between Iran and North Korea is not of a strategic character, but is based on "the moment's needs”, therefore US sanctions will not affect this relationship, Dr. Ali Pishro, expert in American and Canadian studies at the University of Birmingham.