A Kazakh representative office will open in Silicon Valley, while a Bloomberg office is set to launch in Kazakhstan -- Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev's 11-14 April trip to the US resulted in numerous agreements and prospective meetings.
On the agenda on day 1: Moldova to join Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) next? Putin calls EAEU “safety bag”. Lukashenko proposes to focus on internal issues. Nazarbayev stresses Kazakhstan’s growing foreign trade the EAEU, Kyrgyzstan. Informal CSTO meeting.
The agreement strengthens control over the targeted use of military equipment in both Russia and Uzbekistan. There has been a positive experience of concluding similar agreements with Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia.
Another round of talks over the Kyrgyz-Uzbek bordering territories will be addressed in Uzbekistan 10-20 April, Uzbek officials reported to the media.
ASTANA, April 10. Russiam media "TASS" reported that Kazakhstan suggests expanding the number of participants in the Astana process on Syria, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters commenting on the current situation.
STOCKHOLM — The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities’ attempts to deport him by giving police a wrong address, Swedish police said Sunday while announcing the arrest of a second suspect.
Russian President Mr. Vladimir Putin and Uzbek President Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev met in Moscow 5 April to stir up the cooperation in various fields -- as a result the two sides signed deals worth over $ 16 billion USD.
TheMinistry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, supported by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, organized 3 April the fifth meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Confidence-building Measures (RI-CBM) technical groups as part of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan in Ashgabat.
The Russian mass media strongly outlined Jalilov’s background, who used to live in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. However, Kyrgyz foreign ministry made it clear, Jalilov, an ethnic Uzbek, had never received Kyrgyz citizenship. According to the ministry, Jalilov moved to Russia when he was 16. Currently, the Kyrgyz authorities are helping the investigation.
Central Asia is a critical crossroads: Trump administration must keep the U.S. a player in the region
Developing a new strategic approach to Central Asia is probably at the bottom of the Trump administration's foreign policy inbox. Not so in Moscow, Beijing, Tehran, Kabul, Tokyo, Ankara and Brussels. This region, made up of the five "stans," is rapidly becoming an area of economic cooperation and strategic competition among America's friends and foes alike in what some have called a modern version of the 19th Century Great Game. The region sits squarely in the middle of the Eurasia heartland. It is time for the United States to pay attention.