Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

World

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday in Qingdao, the presidential press service reported.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the margins of the SCO summit in Qingdao met with the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping, the presidential press service reported.

A native of Uzbekistan who drove a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing five people and wounding 14 others, was convicted Thursday of terror-related murder and given a life sentence.

The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message forWorld Environment Day on Tuesday, noting that microplastic particles in the ocean, “now outnumber stars in our galaxy”.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit China on June 8-10, to attend the 18th meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State in Qingdao, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Uzbek government sent more than 3,000 tons of food wheat to Afghanistan in humanitarian aid, Dunyo reported.

Chairperson of the committee for international relations, defense and security of the Kazakh Senate Dariga Nazarbayeva offered Uzbekistan to create the Asian analogue of the Schengen visa – Silk Visa – to attract tourists from abroad.

Uzbekistan will participate in the Peace Mission-2018 antiterrorist military exercise. The military exercise will be organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), This is the first drill since 2010 that Uzbekistan will be attending.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Russia from May 28 to 30., the ministry said. During the visit, the foreign minister will make a speech at the International Think Tank Summit «Primakov Readings».

Uzbekistan delegation led by the chairman of the Senate, Nigmatilla Yuldashev will attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to be held on May 18 in Istanbul, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry officially informed the Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Bashar Shen on May 16, the ministry said.