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China and Central Asia: Working Together to Manage the Balkhash-Alakol Basin

News from the Central Asia Water site that a draft agreement on the use of the Balkhash-Alakol Basin has been prepared. As the article notes:

“…Kazakhstan’s Minister of Environmental Protection Nurlan Iskakov stated that Kazakhstan, China and Kyrgyzstan prepared an agreement on rational use of the Balkhash-Alakol basin.

According to the Minister, ecological consequences of the basin’s stability may become catastrophic for all the three states. Thus, Kyrgyzstan and China are interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan in the solution of this problem.”



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