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Uzbekistan: Parliament Convenes On Eve Of Sovereignty Anniversary

Tashkent, 29 August 1996 (RFE/RL) - Uzbekistan's parliament convenes this week on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the September 1 declaration of sovereignty.

Parliament is scheduled to consider about 20 bills, among them bills on political parties, protection of public health and copyright protection.

Itar-Tass news agency yesterday said it is expected that Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov will make a report to parliament on the political and economic situation.