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    Uzbekistan Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/uzbekistan/uzbekistan_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      prolonged drought and cotton monoculture in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan creates water-sharing difficulties for Amu Darya river states; delimitation with Kazakhstan complete with demarcation underway; border delimitation of 130 km of border with Kyrgyzstan is hampered by serious disputes around enclaves and other areas

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 39,202 (Tajikistan) 5,238 (Afghanistan)
      IDPs: 3,000 (forced population transfers by government from villages near Tajikistan border) (2005)

      Illicit drugs:
      transit country for Afghan narcotics bound for Russian and, to a lesser extent, Western European markets; limited illicit cultivation of cannabis and small amounts of opium poppy for domestic consumption; poppy cultivation almost wiped out by government crop eradication program; transit point for heroin precursor chemicals bound for Afghanistan


      NOTE: The information regarding Uzbekistan on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uzbekistan Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uzbekistan Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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