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    Uzbekistan Transnational Issues - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/uzbekistan/uzbekistan_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international: prolonged regional drought creates water-sharing difficulties for Amu Darya river states; delimitation with Kazakhstan complete with demarcation underway; serious disputes with Kyrgyzstan around Uzbek enclaves mar progress on delimitation efforts; talks have begun 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 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uzbekistan Transnational Issues 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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