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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
After the disintegration of the Soviet Union and creation of a power vacuum in the newly independent republics, the region became the focus of attention of regional and extra-regional powers. In this regard the role of Turkey due to historical and cultural bonds is important. The Turkey’s policy towards the newly independent republics in central Asia is introducing political reforms and maintaining political stability and implementing economic reforms and cooperation specially in the field of transit of energy and offering new routes for transportation of energy to substitute the old routes which could lead to the continuation of dependency on Russia. The other aspect of Turkey’s policy towards Central Asian republics is increasing investment, capturing the market of these republics. The present article has a glance at the economy of Turkey and Central Asian republics and then evaluates the Turkey’s economic policies and activities in these republics.