Thursday, 17, August, 2017

World

The Uzbek Foreign Ministry delegation led by Deputy Minister Saidikram Niyazhodzhaev today held talks with the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov.

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev today hosted the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, the Kyrgyz Presidency site reports.

A delegation led by Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov arrived in the Kyrgyz Republic today. At Manas airport Abdulla Aripov was welcomed by First deputy PM of Kyrgyzstan Muhammadkali Abulgaziyev and Foreign Minister Erlan Abdildaev, Uzbekistan 24 reports.

The delegation of the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry, led by Deputy minister Saidikram Niyazkhodjaev, held talks in Astana (Kazakhstan) on August 15, 2017.

Uzbekistan will open a consulate general in Yekaterinburg (Primorskiy Krai, Russian Federation). Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev signed an order.

Uzbekistan PM Abdulla Aripov will pay a working visit to Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyzstan) on August 15-17 to participate in the meetings of two intergovernmental commissions:  i)on bilateral cooperation and ii) on  delimitation and demarcation of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz boundary.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect Ram Nath Kovind on his Indian election victory, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mamnun Husain, in which he expressed deep sorrow in connection with numerous victims and injured following a terrorist attack in Lahore.

In July 1, 2017, there were 29,397 foreign nationals in custody in Russian prisons, of which 97 nationals of EU countries, 12 US nationals. Among the CIS countries, the most numerous being Tajiks (8002), Uzbeks (6362), Ukrainians (4761) and Azerbaijanis (2350).

The meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will be held on November 3, 2017 in Tashkent.