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September 30, 2022 — Interview with Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar:

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

September 30, 2022 — Interview with Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar:

Author: Samantha Fanger

Date: Oct 20, 2022


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Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) Pipeline Inauguration

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Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) Pipeline Inauguration

Author: Samantha Fanger

Date: Oct 19, 2022

The opening ceremony marking the completion and operation of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) Pipeline was held in Sofia on October 1. The IGB...


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Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Agree on TAPI Pipeline Construction Plan

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Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Agree on TAPI Pipeline Construction Plan

Author: Haley Nelson

Date: Oct 19, 2022

On October 9, in Turkmenistan, the delegation of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)...


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The Caspian Region and Europe’s Energy Crisis

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The Caspian Region and Europe’s Energy Crisis

Author: Samantha Fanger

Date: Oct 17, 2022

As winter approaches, Europe is facing an even greater challenge to combat an already looming energy crisis....


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Assistant Secretary Pyatt Addresses the Caspian Region's Role in European Energy Security

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Assistant Secretary Pyatt Addresses the Caspian Region's Role in European Energy Security

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Sep 30, 2022

Geoffrey Pyatt, in his first speech after being appointed as the Assistant Secretary...


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Deputy Assistant Administrator Anjali Kaur Speaks on Investment Potential in the Caspian Region

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Deputy Assistant Administrator Anjali Kaur Speaks on Investment Potential in the Caspian Region

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Sep 30, 2022

Geoffrey Pyatt, in his first speech after being appointed as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau...


Caspian Countries Shed Post-Soviet Constraints and Focus on Turkic Cooperation

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Caspian Countries Shed Post-Soviet Constraints and Focus on Turkic Cooperation

Author: Josephine Freund

Date: Sep 28, 2022

August 29, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan signed a major energy deal, outlining various plans to circumvent Russian trade routes...


USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Änjali Kaur’s Remarks at the  Third Caspian Business Forum

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USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Änjali Kaur’s Remarks at the Third Caspian Business Forum

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Sep 23, 2022

On behalf of the United States Agency for International Development, or USAID, it is my honor to be here this evening...


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Deputy Assistant Administrator Anjali Kaur: “We see the Caspian Region as a source of ideas, culture, and innovation”

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Deputy Assistant Administrator Anjali Kaur: “We see the Caspian Region as a source of ideas, culture, and innovation”

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Anjali Kaur, the Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Asia attends the Third Caspian Business Forum in New York...


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Assistant Secretary Pyatt: “Caspian region’s natural gas is already playing a critical role in ensuring European energy security”

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Assistant Secretary Pyatt: “Caspian region’s natural gas is already playing a critical role in ensuring European energy security”

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Newly appointed Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources at the Department of State Geoffrey Pyatt attends the Third Caspian Business Fo...


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Liz Truss Becomes UK’s New PM: Time to Ramp up UK-Caspian Cooperation

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Liz Truss Becomes UK’s New PM: Time to Ramp up UK-Caspian Cooperation

Author: Josephine Freund

Date: Sep 12, 2022

As of September 6, 2022, Liz Truss assumed the role of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative...


Kazakhstan Seeks Alternative Transport Route as Russian Relations Weaken

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Kazakhstan Seeks Alternative Transport Route as Russian Relations Weaken

Author: Haley Nelson

Date: Sep 7, 2022

On August 24, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev in Baku to discuss key security issues The two...


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Looking to the Caspian for Today’s and Future Energy Needs

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Looking to the Caspian for Today’s and Future Energy Needs

Author: Ambassador (Ret.) Robert F. Cekuta

Date: Jul 27, 2022

A pipeline bringing one billion cubic meters (BCM) a year of natural gas from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria formally opened July 8 with a ceremony...


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The European Union-Azerbaijan Natural Gas MOU: Our CPC Senior Fellow Breaks it Down

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The European Union-Azerbaijan Natural Gas MOU: Our CPC Senior Fellow Breaks it Down

Author: Ambassador (Ret.) Robert F. Cekuta

Date: Jul 22, 2022

The European Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Azerbaijan to increase Azerbaijan’s export of natural gas to Europe...


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Ukraine Crisis:  Central Asia’s Search for New Economic Partners

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Ukraine Crisis: Central Asia’s Search for New Economic Partners

Author: Manya Mirzoyan

Date: Jul 7, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine triggered a sweeping wave of Western sanctions that have drastically affected Russia and the five Central Asian...


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Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

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Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

Author: Dante Schulz

Date: Jul 4, 2022

On June 1, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized water security as an essential foreign policy priority...


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Central Asian Countries Left with the Burden of Keeping Afghanistan’s Lights On

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Central Asian Countries Left with the Burden of Keeping Afghanistan’s Lights On

Author: Dante Schulz

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Afghanistan is unable to pay its electricity bill to its northern neighbors and both Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are beginning to feel the pinch....


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Agriculture: A New Way for the UK and Central Asian Countries to Partner Amidst Ukraine Crisis

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Agriculture: A New Way for the UK and Central Asian Countries to Partner Amidst Ukraine Crisis

Author: Josephine Freund

Date: May 17, 2022

Amidst Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine, the UK’s agricultural sector will be left at a crossroads in 2022. Russia and the United Kingdom...


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Georgia’s Agricultural Sector Feels the Pinch of Russia’s Foreign Policy

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Georgia’s Agricultural Sector Feels the Pinch of Russia’s Foreign Policy

Author: Devon Sealander

Date: May 11, 2022

In the initial days of Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Georgian government’s refusal to implement bilateral sanctions against Russia sparked controversy...


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Amos Hochstein, Senior Advisor for Energy Security at the U.S. Department of State