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- proper noun A historical city in modern-day
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Of course, as you can see here, there's a base that's a little bit closer, called Termez, that is within 30 miles or so of the border.
Germany, which is leasing a military base in Termez in southern Uzbekistan, has rejected taking a public stand on human rights abuses in Uzbekistan.
Human Rights Watch: Uzbekistan: Detainees Tortured, Lawyers Silenced Human Rights Watch 2011
Germany leases an airbase on the Afghan border at Termez and granted one of the architects of Andijan, the former interior minister Zohir Almatov, a visa for medical treatment in Hanover, just days before Almatov topped the list of names subjected to a visa ban.
TK gg In May 1988, Soviet forces crossed the Afghan border into Termez, Uzbekistan, then part of the U.S.S.R.
Moscow vs. the Mujahideen Brian M. Downing 2011
We have been ordered north, to Uzbekistan, somewhere around the city of Termez.
JODY DEAN DOWELL 2010
Germany installed itself in at a decaying Soviet air base at Termez, Uzbekistan along the Amu Darya, just over an hour north of Mazar-e-Sharif.
It should be recalled that both the German base in Termez and the French forces in Tajikistan are within easy reach of the border.
The aim was apparently to prompt Germans to call on their government to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and from the military base in the Uzbek border town of Termez.
At that point goods will probably go to Afghanistan in two directions: by train and then truck to the Tajik-Afghan border and across a new U. S.-built bridge; or to the U.bek border town of Termez, currently the site of a German base.
The Risk to U.S. Supply Lines Paul Quinn-Judge 2009
Uzbek companies and engineers have built 11 bridges in the Mazar-e-Sharif-Kabul area and are finishing the construction of a 275-mile high-voltage line capable of transmitting 150 megawatts from Termez to Kabul across some of the world's most mountainous terrain, which when it becomes fully operational next month, will provide power and light not only to the capital but the country's five northern provinces.