Friday, 21, February, 2020

National

In 2020, the CIS countries will step up efforts to combat crime, terrorism and ensure cyber security in the CIS countries, the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The U.S. Secretary of State and the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopted a joint statement following the C5+1 ministerial meeting in Tashkent on Monday. The statement was circulated by the Foreign Ministry.

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Richard Pompeo.

Uzbekistan highly values the U.S. policy in Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov said at a press briefing after the talks with the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo.

Today, at Tashkent’s Hyatt Regency Hotel were held the talks behind closed doors between the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo.

The US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, who arrived in Tashkent late on February 2, tweeted about his visit to the country.

The Secretary of the U.S. Department of State, Michael Pompeo arrived yesterday in Tashkent. At the airport the high-ranking guest was welcomed by the Uzbekistan Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, the U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Daniel Rosenblum and other officials.

Control over the civil servants' expenditures matching with their incomes will be implemented in Uzbekistan, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev announced at a meeting with scientists, scholars and heads of research institutes.

Uzbekistan Airways has announced the suspension of its regular flights to China (Beijing and Urumqi) from February 4 due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

The Foreign Ministers of the Central Asian states and U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will meet in Tashkent on February 3 for the next C5+1 format meeting, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.