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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