Collective Security Treaty Organisation or CSTO, which includes three Central Asian nations with borders with Afghanistan, says its members have no plans to host Afghan refugees amid political and security crisis.
US presence in Central Asia will likely deplete further after the Afghanistan withdrawal with Russia and China waiting to sweep up the remains.
Regional analysts are largely optimistic about the constitutional changes but some have urged caution.
Kyrgyzstan on Saturday announced that its death toll had risen from 31 to 33 in recent border clashes with Tajikistan over water resources.
Kyrgyzstan said it also evacuated 11,500 citizens following clashes with Tajikistan, after the pair agreed on a ceasefire following the worst fighting at their disputed border in years.
At least one person was killed in cross-border shelling between the two Central Asian republics over a water reservoir and pumping station located on the Isfara river, which both countries claim as their own.
Kyrgyz presidents will now be able to run for office for a second time, reversing the single-term limit imposed on leaders during an overhaul of the basic law in 2010.
Aizada Kanatbekova was abducted for marriage in a practice known as bride kidnapping on April 5 and found strangled two days later, with her suspected murderer who had died from seemingly self-inflicted knife wounds.
Turkey’s President Erdogan makes the call at his ECO summit address, urging the Asian and Caucasus regional leaders to improve relations with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus for regional economic prosperity.
The 52-year-old politician won almost 80% of vote in Central Asian nation, preliminary results cited by Central Election Commission showed, meaning there will be no run-off.
The West needs to do more to stem the tide of illicit cash flowing from Central Asia into their countries.
The region's ruling elites fear Islamisation of public life, so they have adopted draconian measures to even suppress the revival of Muslim traditions.
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