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2008-09-27 09:00:25

Text of report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 27 September Dushanbe, 27 September: The head of Tethys Petroleum Limited, David Robson, assured Tajik President Emomali Rahmon at a meeting in New York on 26 September that the extraction of natural gas in the Komsomol oil and gas field would be started by the end of the year. The presidential press service said that Robson had pointed out that the gas extracted from the Komsomol field would satisfy the needs of the Tajik...

2008-09-22 12:00:28

Over 300 people have been killed by anti-personnel mines in Tajikistan to date, the Tajik privately-owned Avesta website reported on 22 September. "According to the Tajik centre for mine issues, four people were blown up by mines in Tajikistan this year, and three of them were killed. In all, 437 people have been blown up by mines in Tajikistan. Over 300 people were killed," the report said. (About 150 words; no further processing) Originally published by Avesta website, Dushanbe, in...

2008-08-29 06:00:51

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 29 August: Russia will help Tajikistan to develop gas and uranium deposits, Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev said following talks with his Tajik counterpart, Emomali Rahmon. "We want to assist in geological prospecting in Tajikistan with the aim of subsequent extraction and possible processing of energy resources. I mean gas and uranium," he said. "Here, we see good prospects for our companies such as Gazprom, the Inter RAO...

2008-08-27 09:01:20

Backgrounder: Key facts about Tajikistan BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe on Tuesday for a state visit and a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) slated for Thursday. The following is a brief introduction to the Central Asian country. Tajikistan, officially named the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia with China bordering to the east, Afghanistan to the south,...

2008-08-21 21:00:31

BEIJING. Aug 21 (Interfax) - The upcoming visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao to Tajikistan will give a powerful impetus to the development of Chinese-Tajik relations, the Chinese media quoted a statement by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon as saying. In addition to bilateral relations, the meeting between the presidents of the two countries will address important regional and global issues, including cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), said Rahmon China and...

2008-07-26 06:00:19

Text of report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 26 July Dushanbe, 26 July: Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has been invited to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Minister Jiechi Yang told journalists after meeting the Tajik president in Dushanbe today. He noted that Beijing was expecting the Tajik president to attend the opening of Olympics. "The Chinese side wants Tajik sportsmen's deserved participation in these prestigious contests," Jiechi...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Tajik news agency Asia- Plus website Dushanbe, 16 July: Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and the German ambassador to Tajikistan, Rainer Muller, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Tajikistan, discussed the current state of Tajik-German relations today. "I told the president that Germany has been, remains and will be one of the main partners of Tajikistan. Germany was the first among western European countries to open its embassy in Dushanbe and...

2008-06-24 12:03:03

Text of report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 24 June Dushanbe, 24 June: Today the mayor of Moscow, Yuriy Luzhkov, met Tajik President Emomali Rahmon. The issues of cooperation between the Russian and Tajik capitals were discussed at the meeting. At the end of the meeting Yuriy Luzhkov told journalists that a wide range of issues were discussed during the meeting. In particular, recalling the abnormally cold winter in Tajikistan and the fact that Moscow provided 20 diesel...


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