Uzbekistan supports Vietnam’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2008-09, Uzbekistan deputy foreign minister Anvar Salikhbaev said in Hanoi on Wednesday, Saigon Times reported.
The news conference dedicated to the jubilees of the cities of Samarkand and Marghilan, the Sixth international music festival "Sharq taronalari", as well as the forthcoming premier of the newly staged ballet "Khoja Nasreddin" by the Russian chamber ballet "Moscow", was held in the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Moscow.
UNESCO is going to issue the book, namely "Making and development of biomedical researches in the CIS countries", Jahon reported.
Makhmadsaid Ubaidulloyev, the speaker of the upper house of Tajikistan’s parliament, has been elected chairman of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the European Economic Community (EurAsEC), replacing speaker of the State Duma lower house of Russian parliament Boris Gryzlov.
Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) of Oliy Majlis (parliament) of Uzbekistan [Sayyora Rashidova] received a delegation of Human Rights Watch led by its Europe and Central Asia Department Director Holly Cartner on 29 May, press release of Ombudsperson’s office said.
The electronic library has opened at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy. The Korean Agency for International Cooperation (KOICA) has allocated the grant worth US$850,000 for the project.
A Eurasian security bloc comprising five former Soviet republics and China started Wednesday an active phase of joint counter-terrorism exercises at a lake in eastern Kyrgyzstan.
As earlier reported, two-day regional meeting entitled “Strengthening partnerships for Human Development in Central Asia” opened in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 29 May. Participants of the event share their view on development of the region.
The German EU Presidency in the first half of 2007 has been used to provide impetus for more intensive cooperation between the European Union and Central Asia. Our goal is that, by the end of our Presidency, political guidelines for closer cooperation between the EU and Central Asia in the form of an EU strategy for Central Asia will be adopted by the European Council in June 2007.