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    Uzbekistan Transnational Issues - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/uzbekistan/uzbekistan_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      prolonged drought and cotton monoculture creates water-sharing difficulties for Amu Darya river states; delimitation with Kazakhstan complete with demarcation underway; delimitation is underway with Kyrgyzstan but serious disputes around enclaves and elsewhere continue to mar progress for some 130 km of border; talks continue with Tajikistan to determine and delimit border

      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 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uzbekistan Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uzbekistan Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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