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The giant irrigation projects began in the 1960s in the dry lands of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
To the north, Jowzjan borders on the Amu Darya River and Turkmenistan, a former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are important in a way that a Kyrgyzstan or a Turkmenistan simply is not.
Tehran has been actively working against Israeli-Turkmen relations, but Turkmenistan has fiercely asserted its neutrality.Israel Looks to Eurasia to Achieve Top Energy and National Security Goals|Allison Good|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republic in west-central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, by Uzbekistan to the north and northwest, by Afghanistan and Iran to the south, and by the Caspian Sea to the west. Its capital and largest city is Ashkhabad.