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Kazakhstan To Move Residents Of Border Town

(RFE/RL) ASTANA, September 1, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Daniyal Akhmetov has ordered the release of more than 120 million tenge ($960,000) to help relocate part of the population of Zhartytobe, a border town that is due to be partially transferred to Uzbekistan.

The households that will be moved live within 30 meters of the border with Uzbekistan.

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