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Talks in Tashkent on 5-8 September on the delimitation of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border made some headway, the head of the Kyrgyz delegation, Salamat Alamanov, told RFE/RL's Bishkek bureau on 10 September. He said 290 kilometers of the 700-kilometer border between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan's Djalalabad Oblast have been delimitated. The total length of the two countries' shared border is 1,300 kilometers.
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Azerbaijan and Georgia were starting talks in London Tuesday over a tariffs dispute that has been holding up agreement on a multibillion dollars pipeline to ship gas from the Azeri offshore field of Shah Deniz to Turkey. The delay is threatening Azerbaijan's agreement signed earlier this year to supply some 2 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas to Turkey starting in 2004-2005 and rising to 6.6 bcm by around 2008.
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Unnamed Russian Federal Security Servce (FSB) officials claimed that Chechen President Maskhadov and prominent field commanders including Shamil Basaev and Ruslan Gelaev plan to convene in Baku in mid-September in order to discuss preparations for embarking on peace talks with Moscow. (Caucasus Press).
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Responding to repeated proposals by Boris Nemtsov, the leader of Union of Rightist Forces (SPS), which called for the launching of negotiations on ending the war in Chechnya, President Putin on 7 September said that he agrees that "talks are always better than the use of force," Russian and Western agencies reported. But, he added that Moscow will talk with "anyone" if they agree that the Russian Constitution applies in Chechnya just as it does elsewhere, and if the "rebel formations" unconditionally and immediately disarm themselves and surrender to the federal authorities those "especially notorious rebels whose arms are stained up to their elbows with the blood of Russian people." If Nemtsov or anyone else can "guarantee" those conditions, Putin said, then "let them do it" within a month.

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