More than two thousand years ago
The world-famous Silk Road, which runs from east to west, began in ancient Chang 'an
More than two thousand years later
Major host diplomatic event: China-Central Asia Summit
Xi 'an in the new era stands at the forefront of opening to the outside world
It has been 31 years since China established diplomatic ties with the five Central Asian countries
For the first time, the heads of state of the six countries held a physical summit
The "starting point city" of the thousand-year-old Silk Road
How will it collide with the “SiTan”?
All five Central Asian countries are part of China's Belt and Road Initiative
Good brothers and good friends for thousands of years
These "near neighbors" have more than a little connection with China and Xi 'an
Five Central Asian countries:
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
“Sitan” “Sitan” and “Sitan”
Why do they all have "Stan" in their name?
Is it "peer brothers"?
“stan” is the Iranian word for “area”
We in China also have the name Cinisthana in Sanskrit
"I am the largest"
Is the largest of these Stans
The biggest city here is Almaty
There is a Xian Xinghai Avenue
In 1941, Xian Xinghai, a famous musician, moved to Almaty
In the absence of relatives, poverty and illness
The Kazakh musician Baikadamov accepted him
It was here that he composed songs such as "National Liberation," "Holy War," and "All Over the River Red
"I have talent!
There is a saying
Li Bai's birthplace Shredded Leaf City
Located on the southern bank of the Chu River in present-day Kyrgyzstan
It was once the most distant frontier city in the western region in the history of Chinese dynasties
It is also an important town on the Silk Road
"See you Monday!"
Tajiks belong to the Mediterranean type of Caucasian race
Its capital Dushanbe was an important stop on the ancient Silk Road
It has a funny name
It means "Monday" in Persian
The Silk Road city is crowded with merchants
"A little red flower for you"
"Zhang Qian of the Han Dynasty went on a mission to the Western Regions and returned with pomegranate species from Anshi State, hence the name of An pomegranate."
The state of An and the State of Shi are roughly located in the cities of Bukhara and Tashkent in Uzbekistan
Pomegranate, the city flower of Xi 'an
Is native to Uzbekistan
"The Friendship of Horses"
Western Han Dynasty
After Zhang Qian's mission to the Western Regions
Brought back "Sweat and Blood Horses" for China
This "day travel thousands of miles, night travel eight hundred" horses
It has become a messenger of China-Turkey friendship and a witness of the friendship between the two peoples from generation to generation
The Salar ethnic group of China is known as the Turkmen Chinese diaspora in Xinjiang. Because in China the Salar and the Turkmen are two names for the same ethnic group.
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