The first meeting of the Caucus on Uzbekistan in the US Congress was held at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington, which resumed its activity after the parliamentary elections in the United States in November 2018.
Storms and heavy snowfall damaged power lines in Washington state (USA). As a result, more than 50,000 people were left without electricity and heat, the Associated Press reported.
Russia suggested considering the possibility of granting observer status to it at the International Foundation for Saving the Aral Sea. This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan).
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov met with the heads of diplomatic missions of Central Asian states on 1 February.
At least seven passengers have been killed and 24 injured when a New Delhi-bound train derailed in India’s eastern state of Bihar.
The EU Parliament and Council have informally agreed to simplify the application process and issuance of short-stay visas.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred in the Indonesian province of Maluku, the National Board of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) Indonesia said.
The Federal Customs Service (FCS) of Russia intends to open its office in Uzbekistan. This was stated by the first deputy head of the FCS Ruslan Davydov during a press conference in Moscow.