Monday, 18, June, 2018

World

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York met with UN Secretary General António  Guterres, the ministry said.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will visit the United States from January 14 to 21, 2018, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Ten people, including an Uzbek national, have been hospitalized, with injuries after an explosion ripped through a supermarket in the Russsian city of St Petersburg on Wednesday evening.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday attended the informal meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State of the in Moscow, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences message to the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte over the devastating floods and landslides which left many people dead, the President’s press service said.

Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) voted on Monday (December 25) to deny blogger Alexei Navalny the right to run in a presidential election next year, saying he was ineligible because of a past conviction for a grave crime.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today left for Moscow to attend the informal meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Yesterday, the President Donald Trump Administration launched a new sanctions regime targeting human rights abusers and corrupt actors around the world.  Building on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order declaring a national emergency with respect to serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world and providing for the imposition of sanctions on actors engaged in these malign activities. 

The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol”.

The Foreign Ministers of the Central Asia countries and Afghanistan at a meeting, held in Ashgabat on Monday on the initiative of the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia (UNRCCA) and with the support of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), supported the initiative to create the Central Asia - Afghanistan format , the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.