Saturday, 15, December, 2018

World

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday congratulated President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on his reelection as the President.

Islam Karimov junior, the grandson of the late Uzbek President Karimov, applied for political asylum in the UK, his London-based lawyer told the BBC.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences message to the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Moon Jae-in, and to the families of the victims who died in fire at a hospital on Friday in the southern city of Miriyang, the President’s press service reported.

President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the visiting Uzbekistan’s Deputy PM Jamshid Kuchkarov discussed the construction of the Mazar-e Sharif-Herat railway in Kabul yesterday.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov in New York attended the regular  meeting in the C5+1 format between the five Central Asian countries and the United States of America on Friday.

Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when an Ikarus bus carrying them caught fire. The Ministry added that Thursday's tragedy happened at 10:30 in Irgiz district of the northern Aktobe province, and that only five of 57 people in the bus have managed to get out and survived the fire.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday met with Thomas Shannon U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in Washington.

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.