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Kyrgyz-Uzbek border closed to refugees

Published on 15/06/2010

Uzbekistan has closed its border with Kyrgyzstan and thus stopped accepting refugees escaping ethnic violence which hit the Central Asian country. ";We have no place to accommodate them and no capacity to cope with them,"; Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Aripov said.