The International Conference on Cooperation between Central Asia and South Asia in Tashkent highlighted regional geopolitical dynamics, international actors' interests in Central and South Asia and possible future cooperation and alliances to face emerging socioeconomic issues.
Category: Central Asia
Pakistani officials have shown their interest in developing economic cooperation with Uzbekistan due to Islamabad's regional strategy in Central Asia and Pakistan's desire to play a more influential role in the region to counter India and support the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative.
The Russian Federation wants militarily support Tajikistan in controlling the borders with Afghanistan and contrast the possible Taliban offensive in the region.
The recent visit of a Turkmen delegation in Abu Dhabi emphasised the rising role that the United Arab Emirates want to play in Central Asia, focusing their efforts on investment projects and diplomatic and trade cooperation.
During the first official visit to Uzbekistan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Doha expressed its desire to improve the cooperation and strengthen the relations with Tashkent, confirming the Qatari interest in the Central Asian dynamics.
Iran and Tajikistan have intensified their relations and cooperation in recent weeks as part of Tehran's strategy of raising its presence and role in the Central Asia republic and establishing cooperation in political, economic, energy, and security sectors.
The recent online summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States stressed Ankara's desire to enhance the cooperation with Central Asian countries elevating its geopolitical role and threatening China and Russia with pan-Turkism ideology.
The recent meeting between the Tajik President and the Iranian Interior Minister underlines Tehran's regional strategy in Central Asia based on cultural diplomacy, economic investments, and cooperation in the security field.
La Corea del Sud è diventata negli ultimi anni uno dei maggiori partner commerciali per le repubbliche dell'Asia centrale del Kazakistan e dell'Uzbekistan e, grazie al suo slancio economico, potrebbe imporsi come un attore geopolitico emergente in grado di fronteggiare la Russia e la Cina e supportare gli Stati Uniti nello scacchiere strategico regionale.
Since 2019 the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan has collaborated with the United States and other international partners to repatriate Kazakh citizens from former IS territories in the Middle East and contrast the spread of terrorism in the country.
Il recente incontro tra i rappresentanti del Governo turkmeno e i talebani sembra aver dato nuove speranze per la realizzazione del progetto del gasdotto TAPI, infrastruttura che all'interno dello scacchiere geopolitico euroasiatico vede scontrarsi gli interessi di attori internazionali (Stati Uniti, Russia, Cina) e regionali.
Tajikistan plans to increase electricity supplies to neighbouring countries, particularly Afghanistan, by building high-voltage power lines. This project underlines the Tajik Government's plan to transform the country into an energetic hub in a strategic region such as Central Asia.