President of Uzbekistan holds a phone call with the President of Kazakhstan
On 13 May, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon had a telephone conversation.
On 13 May 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan Abdujabbor Aziz Rahmonzoda, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
According to the Ministry of Health, as of 12 May 2021, the number of registered cases of coronavirus infections in Uzbekistan made up 95,826 (+359).
On the eve of the celebration of the Eid ul-Fitr, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree "On pardoning a group of persons serving sentences of imprisonment, sincerely repented of their deeds and firmly embarked on the path of correction."
On 11 May, an online meeting was held between ISIS and the Foundation for Strategic and International Research (FSMI) of Spain.
On 12 May, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Employees of the Department for Combating Smuggling and Customs Audit of the Surkhandarya Regional Customs Directorate revealed the fact of transporting a large consignment of drugs in the body of a drug courier. This was reported by the press service of the State Customs Committee.