On December 8, the Foreign Minister of of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is taking part in the regular meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg held bilateral meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Witold Waszczykowski, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó, Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Sebastian Kurz and the Canadian Foreign Minister, Stéphane Dion.
On December 7, 2016 the Foreign Ministers - from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan met with the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Fairmont Vier Jahreszeiten Hotel in Hamburg, Germany. The Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan was unable to attend.
Twleve people were killed and 22 were injured in a road accident with a bus and truck in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District. The accident occurred on the Tumen-Khanty-Mansiisk federal highway, 31 km from Khanty-Mansiisk. There were 34 people in the bus.
The United States and the Central Asia countries will hold a meeting in C5+1 format, Mark Toner, the US State Department deputy spokesman said.
Acting President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message of condolences to the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the tragic fire that occurred on November 29 at a girls boarding school in the city of Adana, which led to numerous casualties, a statement of the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
Acting President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent his condolences message to the President of Brazil Michel Miguel Temer Lulia Elias on the crash of a Brazilian passenger plane in Colombia which led to numerous casualties.
The Acting President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message to the President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz expressing sincere support and condolences to the leadership of Cuba and the Cuban people on the passing of the prominent politician and statesman Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, a statement of the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
Interim President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent congratulation message to Rumen Rudev on his election as the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.