Materials with tag «afghanistan»


Putin highlights Uzbekistan’s “neutral” and “balanced” stance on Russia’s actions in Ukraine
6 June 2024, 17:11

Putin highlights Uzbekistan’s “neutral” and “balanced” stance on Russia’s actions in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Shavkat Mirziyoyev for Uzbekistan’s stance regarding Russia’s actions in Ukraine, noting that the policy “has a clearly expressed, such a neutral character, and is very balanced”.

Foreigners to be able to visit Termez international trade center visa-free for up to 15 days
16 May 2024, 22:12

Foreigners to be able to visit Termez international trade center visa-free for up to 15 days

Termez international trade center, a free trade zone, will accept payments in US dollars, euros, Chinese yuan and Russian rubles. Foreign visitors will be able to stay at the center’s territory without an entry visa for up to 15 days.

Uzbekistan encourages investors to join international projects
2 May 2024, 15:17

Uzbekistan encourages investors to join international projects

President of Uzbekistan encouraged foreign investors to participate in projects for the joint construction of hydroelectric power plants in neighboring Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan and Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan railroads.

Defense Ministry of Uzbekistan denies dislodging Afghan military helicopter
18 March 2024, 18:47

Defense Ministry of Uzbekistan denies dislodging Afghan military helicopter

Defense Ministry of Uzbekistan refuted a circulating social media post claiming that an Afghan military helicopter was dislodged on the border between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. “These reports are unfounded,” stated the Defense Ministry.

Uzbekistan ready to create “most favorable conditions” for Afghanistan’s business — foreign minister
13 March 2024, 10:22

Uzbekistan ready to create “most favorable conditions” for Afghanistan’s business — foreign minister

Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov held talks with leadership of Afghanistan in Kabul. They discussed development of trade, transit, investments in Afghanistan, cooperation in use of water resources and other matters. Photos.

Uzbekistan increases trade with China and Russia, decreases with neighbors in 2023
9 February 2024, 14:02

Uzbekistan increases trade with China and Russia, decreases with neighbors in 2023

China replaced Russia as Uzbekistan’s primary trading partner in 2023. Trade with both countries increased, with growing imports to Uzbekistan and decreasing exports. At the same time, trade with neighboring Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan declined.

Head of Uzbekistan’s State Security Service meets acting defense minister of Afghanistan
1 February 2024, 12:16

Head of Uzbekistan’s State Security Service meets acting defense minister of Afghanistan

Head of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan Abdusalom Azizov met with acting Defense Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Yaqoob to discuss border issues and strengthening of bilateral relations.

Uzbekistan sends 185 tons of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
19 April 2023, 18:21

Uzbekistan sends 185 tons of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Uzbekistan dispatched humanitarian aid to Afghanistan with 185 tonnes of food assistance, comprising flour, wheat, vegetable oil, pasta, canned goods, sugar, and instant food items during the holy month of Ramadan.

G7 foreign ministers to cooperate on Central Asian challenges
18 April 2023, 20:15

G7 foreign ministers to cooperate on Central Asian challenges

The Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers have committed to collaborating on Central Asian challenges, such as the fallout from Russia’s aggression, Afghanistan’s destabilization, and food and energy insecurity, among other issues at their recent meeting in Japan.

Uzbekistan hosts 4th ministerial meeting to address Afghanistan’s economic and security challenges
13 April 2023, 21:43

Uzbekistan hosts 4th ministerial meeting to address Afghanistan’s economic and security challenges

Foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbours met in Samarkand, addressing the nation’s complex situation and emphasizing the need for economic projects, infrastructure development, and regional collaboration to counter terrorism and narcotics trafficking for a peaceful future.


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