Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Kazakhstan

Security, Drugs Exercise Under Way In Central Asia

<div class="caption"><div class="watermark"> <a href="http://gdb.rferl.org/83740240-B84E-49A9-A158-86B6EEE007C7_mw800_mh600.jpg" rel="ibox" title="A Tajik army unit during multilateral military exercises (file photo) (ITAR-TASS)"> <img alt="A Tajik army unit during multilateral military exercises (file photo) (ITAR-TASS)" src="http://gdb.rferl.org/83740240-B84E-49A9-A158-86B6EEE007C7_w203.jpg" class="photo" border="0"></a></div><p>A Tajik army unit during multilateral military exercises (file photo) (ITAR-TASS)</p></div>August 8, 2006 -- Border guards from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Russia are currently involved in joint counterterrorism and counternarcotics exercises.


Dubbed "Marzbon-2006," it also involves the defense, interior, emergencies ministries of all five participating countries, as well as their migration services and counternarcotics agencies.


Officials say the exercises on August 7.


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