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Joint Statement on the C5+1 High-Level Security Discussion in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan on the occasion of a C5+1 High-Level Security Discussion held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on August 21, 2019. Begin text: The Governments of the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan met in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, today ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Restored stability in Koy Tash village and Bishkek downtown area Location:   Koy Tash and Central Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Event:  U.S. Embassy Bishkek has lifted restrictions of travel in and around the village of Koy Tash and throughout the downtown area of Bishkek for U.S. citizens and government personnel, following the arrest of former President Atambaev ...
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Leading travel bloggers to promote tourism in Central Asia

Almaty, Kazakhstan, August 9, 2019 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is hosting ten popular international travel bloggers from August 8-18, 2019 to promote tourism in Central Asia. Supported by the USAID Competitiveness, Trade, and Jobs Activity in Central Asia, two concurrent travel tours to Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan-Tajikistan will highlight the region’s tourism ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Ongoing unrest and demonstrations Location: Central Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Event:  There is a likelihood that demonstrations that began overnight on August 8 may continue over the weekend.  Groups protesting the arrest of former president Atambayev, independent citizen groups protecting residences and businesses, as well as law enforcement troops were involved in clashes in downtown Bishkek ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells on the Situation in the Kyrgyz Republic

August 9, 2019 Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice G. Wells made a statement on the situation in the Kyrgyz Republic on Twitter: “In light of recent events in Kyrgyzstan, we reiterate our consistent support for elected, democratic institutions and adherence to the rule of law. We urge all parties to restore ...
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