Shavkat Mirziyoyev scores landslide victory in Uzbekistan’s presidential election

Uzbekistan’s Prime Minister and interim President Shavkat Mirziyoyev leaves a voting booth at a polling station during a presidential election in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, December 4, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan’s prime minister, has scored a landslide victory in the first presidential election held after the death of long-time leader Islam Karimov. According to […]

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Uzbekistan will not enter into military-political alliances: President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Uzbekistan’s acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev (AFP) Uzbekistan says its position remains to be non-membership in alliances of military and political nature. Acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said the “firm position of our country, as before, is non-membership in all military-political alliances and not allowing other states’ military bases and facilities on the territory of Uzbekistan.” Mirziyoyev […]

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Uzbek parliament approves Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev as acting president

File photo shows Uzbek acting president Shavkat Mirzoyeyev. (AFP Photo) Uzbekistan’s parliament has approved Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev as acting president following the death of long-time leader Islam Karimov. A government website reported on Thursday that 58-year-old Mirziyoyev was given the post by a joint session of both houses of parliament after he was backed […]

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan, republic in Central Asia, bordered on the west and north by Kazakhstan, on the east by Kyrgyzstan, on the southeast by Tajikistan, and on the south by Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. The Qoraqalpogh Autonomous Republic (also known as Qoraqalpoghiston, or Karakalpakstan) occupies 37 percent of Uzbekistan’s territory in the western portion of the country. Toshkent (Tashkent), located in […]

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