Gas shortage: Uzbekistan sparks calls for reform

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TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — A repeat of last year's gasoline shortage in Uzbekistan is prompting calls for investment in and modernization of the Central Asian nation's oil industry.

Gas stations in the capital, Tashkent, began running out of fuel on Nov. 15, causing long lines of irate drivers seeking fuel. The crisis resembles last year's shortage: Normal supplies resumed after the New Year.

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