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Central Asia: Region in Asia
Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It is also colloquially referred to as "the stans" as the countries all have names ending with the Persian suffix "-stan", meaning "land of".

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How the regional strategy in Uzbekistan will change after the elections [Video]

How the regional strategy in Uzbekistan will change after the elections

In October, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev was re-elected for a second term in Uzbekistan. 5 years ago, he initiated economic reforms and called for closer cooperation between Central Asian countries.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:00Published

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