During his visit to Ashgabat on 18 October, Uzbek President Islam Karimov signed the following documents with his Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, as reported by Uzbek TV the same day:
During a visit to Turkmenistan on 18 October, Uzbek President Islom Karimov said the two countries wanted a joint future. Speaking before a concert given in his honour after talks with his Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Karimov said the following, among other things, in remarks broadcast on Turkmen TV the same day:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and Uzbek President Islam Karimov have said that their views on many international and regional issues coincide.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and Uzbek President Islom Karimov gave a news conference for journalists following a ceremony to sign documents in Ashgabat.
Turkmenistan is a country with centuries-old history, friendly and hospitable people, splendid mineral resources. Independence in Turkmenistan was pronounced on 27 October 1991.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has arrived in Asgabat on an official visit at the invitation of the Turkmen president, Turkmen TV Altyn Asyr channel has reported.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Turkmenistan on 18 October for a two-day state visit on the invitation of this country’s President Gurbanguli Berdymukhammedov, UzA reported.
Representatives of governmental structures and non-governmental organizations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan together with international organizations working in the region, gathered in Tashkent for participation in the Second Central Asian Forum of Partners working in HIV counteraction on 18-19 October.
National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan, Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan, Human rights commissioner of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan (Ombudsman) at support of UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan organized an international conference entitled “Improvement of interaction of the Republic of Uzbekistan with international organizations on human rights and freedoms”.
During the period from 4-10 October, 2007 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) mission has visited Tashkent with purpose to learn about opportunities for the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) implementation in Uzbekistan.