Sunday, 21, January, 2018

World

The delegation of the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry, led by Deputy minister Saidikram Niyazkhodjaev, held talks in Astana (Kazakhstan) on August 15, 2017.

Uzbekistan will open a consulate general in Yekaterinburg (Primorskiy Krai, Russian Federation). Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev signed an order.

Uzbekistan PM Abdulla Aripov will pay a working visit to Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyzstan) on August 15-17 to participate in the meetings of two intergovernmental commissions:  i)on bilateral cooperation and ii) on  delimitation and demarcation of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz boundary.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect Ram Nath Kovind on his Indian election victory, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mamnun Husain, in which he expressed deep sorrow in connection with numerous victims and injured following a terrorist attack in Lahore.

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.