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Will a Central Asian border dispute be resolved soon?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — A debate over who controls precious water resources has led to a 30-year-long border dispute between Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

A river canal network stretches across the Fergana Valley which is shared by all three countries.

Following a land-swap deal, the dispute is a step closer to being resolved.

Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from the Fergana Valley in southern Kyrgyzstan.

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