Uzbekistan Resumes Power Supplies to Weather-Hit
Feb 12, 2008 - BBC Monitoring Central Asia
Uzbekistan resumed electricity supplies to Tajikistan
yesterday, a source in the Uzbek embassy in Tajikistan
told Asia-Plus today.
"Yesterday we exported 1m kWh to Tajikistan, and
today [electricity] supplies were increased to 2m
kWh," a consul of the Uzbek embassy in Tajikistan,
Mirodil Abdurazzoqov, said in an interview with Asia-Plus.
He said that Uzbekistan had to suspend energy supplies
to Tajikistan on 4 February due to sharp cold weather
in the whole of the region.
"Today the situation in Uzbekistan is gradually normalizing,
and we have an opportunity to help the neighbouring
country," he said, expressing confidence that the
amount of electricity supplies to Tajikistan would
be gradually increased.
[Passage omitted: known details; a source in the
Tajik electricity supplier confirms information on
the resumption of power supplies to the country]
Originally published by Asia-Plus news agency website,
Dushanbe, in Russian 12 Feb 08.
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