Wednesday, 19, September, 2018

World

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.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan Vitaliy Fen presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in.

Belarus and Uzbekistan signed a Memorandum of cooperation between their security councils offices on Wednesday in Minsk, BelTA reported.

"In an intent to ensure effective protection of the rights and interests of natural and legal persons of the Republic of Uzbekistan, provide them with quality consular and legal assistance, as well as monitore the migration flows of the citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan", President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today signed a decree on the opening of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan in St. Petersburg (Russia), the Presidency website said.

Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, in Belgium on the second day of his visit, met with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium Didier Reinders on Tuesday.

A delegation of Uzbekistan headed by the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will take part in the next meeting of the Uzbekistan-EU Cooperation Council in Brussels on July 17.

Seven people died in a fire in a hangar in the town of Kolpino, the Leningrad region, TASS reported referring to a source in the local emergencies agency.

France's new environment minister said Monday nearly a third of the country's reactors could be shut under plans to scale back the amount of electricity produced from nuclear power.

Uzbek-Kyrgyz inter-ministerial consultations on inventory check and improvement of the legal framework of bilateral relations were held in Bishkek on July 4-6, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.