November 29, 2017 RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service TASHKENT — An Afghan Kam Air passenger jet landed at Tashkent International Airport on November 29 after making the first-ever direct commercial flight from Kabul to Uzbekistan’s capital. The Uzbek government said earlier that talks on starting direct flights between the two capitals were under way and that a
KABUL, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) — Afghanistan and neighboring Uzbekistan signed agreements on Tuesday to enhance security cooperation and expand ties in transport and trade sectors, the Afghan national television RTA reported. Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and his visiting Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov signed the agreements during a ceremony held in Afghan Presidential Palace here.
KABUL, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday left for Uzbekistan to take part in the funeral of late Uzbek President Islam Karimov, the country’s Presidential Palace said. Ghani left Kabul for Samarkand, Uzbekistan to attend the funeral, the palace said in a statement. Karimov died Friday of a stroke at
By Bruce Pannier Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 4, 2016 A sound not heard for many years just came across Uzbekistan’s southern border — the sound of rocket fire from Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s Ariana TV reported that the Taliban attacked an Afghan border post in the Kaldor district of Balkh Province during the night of May