Foreign ministers of five Central Asian states signed a program of interregional cooperation
Foreign ministers of five Central Asian states signed a program of interregional cooperation for the next two years. The new document will increase the areas of interaction between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The declaration will expand horizons of work in security, trade, economy, investment, transport, energy and culture. The document was signed as part of the international forum "Central Asia: One Past and a Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity."
ABDULAZIZ KAMILOV, UZBEK FOREIGN MINISTER:
- This document reflects main topics that affect not only people in Central Asia but also the entire international community. We are convinced that the current choice of development along the path of progress and prosperity, will prevail and together we can jointly withstand threats and challenges that our region is facing.