On April 18, 2017, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a briefing for Chinese and foreign media. Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission Wang Xiaotao briefed on relevant situation of related events of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) and took questions from journalists.
On April 19, the Ambassador Bakhtiyar Gulyamov signed the Paris Agreement on climate change at the United Nations in New York.
On April 17-19 in Astana was held the regular meeting of the Council of National Coordinators (SCC) of the SCO member-states. The representatives of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan exchanged views on the progress of preparations for the upcoming meeting of the Council of Heads of States and other SCO statutory bodies, and the meeting of the Organization's foreign ministers on April 20-21, 2017.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a condolences message to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Ruhani in connection with flash floods in several provinces of the country, which led to many human deaths and left several people missing.
On April 18, 2017 the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the results of the April 16 referendum on constitutional changes, a statement of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
On April 17, in Astana, under the chairmanship of the National Coordinator of Kazakhstan, A.Zh. Abishev, kicked off the meeting of the Council of National Coordinators of the SCO member-states (CNC SCO).
The delegation of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry will take part in the April 14 regional consultations for facilitation peace process in Afghanistan.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a condolences message to the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in connection with the terrorist acts in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, which led to the deaths and injuries of many innocent people.
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a condolences message to the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in connection with the terrorist act in Stockholm, which led to human victims.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev offered his sincere condolences to the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón in connection with the large-scale natural disaster in the Putumayo province, which led to numerous victims and destruction.
The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message to Aleksandar Vučić on his election as the President of the Republic of Serbia.
In the message the Head of our State expressed confidence that Aleksandar Vučić in his responsible capacity of the President will contribute to further strengthening of the Uzbek-Serb ties which are based on the principles of mutual respect and serve the interests of our countries and peoples."
The President of Uzbekistan wished good health and every success to the President-elect of Serbia, and peace and prosperity to the Serbian people.
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his condolences to the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin in connection with the explosion in the metro of St. Petersburg.
An Uzbek Labor Ministry delegation, led by the minister Aziz Abdukhakimov, on March 30 visited the Multifunctional Migration Center (MMC) of Moscow city, the ministry said on its Facebook page. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the activities of the center and discuss a number of issues, including raising awareness of Uzbek citizens about the services of the MMC.
Jean-Marc Ayrault received his counterparts from the five Central Asian states on 29 March 2017 at the Quai d'Orsay to celebrate the establishment in 1992 of diplomatic relations with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message of condolences to the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Theresa May in connection with the human victims following the terrorist attack in London, a statement of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
A regular meeting of the Council of National Coordinators of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held in Beijing on March 14-17, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev offered his sincere condolences to the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev in connection with the casualties as a result of avalanches in Zhambyl province, a statement of the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.