Monday, 23, September, 2019

World

Forty-six countries signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday (Aug 7) - the day it opened for signatures. The United States and China were among the first signatories of the treaty - also known as the United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation - which will provide for the enforcement of mediated settlement agreements across countries.

Kyrgyz special forces withdrew from the village where former President Almazbek Atambaev resides early on August 8 after an unsuccessful attempt to arrest him in a raid that left one serviceman dead and 52 people hospitalized with injuries.

On July 26, another 13 countries (Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Nepal, Mozambique, Serbia, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Sri Lanka, Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Djibouti), including Uzbekistan, signed the letter supporting China’s arguable treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Boris Johnson on his becoming the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the presidential press service said.

The builders claimed they had recently been educated at a Soviet-era training centre which actually closed 26 years ago.

For almost 30 years they passed as quirky eccentrics, diligently setting up their insect traps in the Rhine countryside to collect tens of millions of bugs and creepy crawlers.

The annual report of the U.S. State Department Annual Report on International Religious Freedom was presented in Washington Friday, the Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced at the Release of the 2018 Report.

On June 21, 2019, Uzbekistan delegation headed by Deputy PM/ Minister of Finance Jamshid Kuchkarov will attend the 82nd meeting of the CIS Economic Council in Minsk, the Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan has climbed by 2 places in an annual Global Peace Index this year, finishing at 102 among 163 countries, while Iceland remained at the top position, according to a report by an international think tank. 

The United States Government through USAID’s Smart Waters Regional activity launched its annual two weeks Summer School Education Program with the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).