Northern Distribution Network

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 06:22
Russia does not intend to block U.S. and NATO military transit routes to Afghanistan, President Vladimir Putin said, in spite of the recent spike in tensions with the West.
Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 17:13
If it is not cost effective to ship certain vehicles out of Kyrgyzstan, those vehicles have to be cut up, a process designated as demilitarization, and recycled as scrap.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 01:17

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns traveled to Central Asia this week, meeting the presidents of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. And while few details about the meetings were released, it seems that the main topics of conversation were events to the East (in Ukraine) and South (in Afghanistan).


Friday, May 9, 2014 - 11:58

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns expressed the United States’ commitment to sovereignty and independence of the Central Asia states during his visit to the region, while a new bill in the Senate aims to enhance U.S. defense cooperation with Georgia and Azerbaijan

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 14:25
I thanked the Foreign Minister for Uzbekistan’s crucial role over the years, particularly in facilitating the Northern Distribution Network.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:44
We have continued to renew agreements that we have in place with all the nations that are a part of the Northern Distribution Network.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 06:42
The new deadline for a new railway line that would connect the Caspian Sea to Turkey appears to be delayed yet again, making it highly unlikely that Georgia and Azerbaijan will profit much from U.S. military transportation business.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 13:00
The railroad, recall, was built by Uzbekistan Railways with money from the Asian Development Bank after American military logisticians identified the Uzbekistan border as the most troublesome bottleneck in getting supplies into Afghanistan.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:01

This week analysts largely dismissed the impact of NATO’s increased engagement in the South Caucasus while Russian officials touted the country’s military assistance to Central Asia

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 08:09
"If our cooperation comes to a halt, we'll have the right to suspend (NATO's) transit, and the alliance will have to find other routes," Viktor Ozerov, head of the Defense and Security Committee of the Federation Council.