Kremlin can’t confirm reports on alleged death of Uzbekistan’s president
Aug30

Kremlin can’t confirm reports on alleged death of Uzbekistan’s president

The Kremlin does not have any confirmations to the reports issues by a number of media on Monday night that President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan has allegedly died. “We don’t have any confirmations (to this information),” the Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS when a reporter asked him if the Presidential Administration was verifying the media reports. On Monday, Uzbekistani...

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Uzbekistan Shuts Border With Kyrgyzstan Ahead of Independence Day
Aug22

Uzbekistan Shuts Border With Kyrgyzstan Ahead of Independence Day

Uzbekistan temporarily shut down the border with Kyrgyzstan on Monday ahead of the Independence Day in almost two weeks, its border service said. Uzbekistan is preparing to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union on September 1. “Starting from August 22, Uzbekistan has closed crossings at the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border,” a spokeswoman for the Uzbek border service told RIA Novosti. The new...

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Zarif, Lavrov discuss bilateral ties in Tashkent
Jun24

Zarif, Lavrov discuss bilateral ties in Tashkent

Iran’s FM Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held talks on expansion of bilateral relations on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Uzbekistan. On the sidelines of the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Uzbekistan on Friday (June 24), Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on expansion of bilateral and multilateral...

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Moscow, Tashkent stress importance of Iran presence in regional bodies
Jun18

Moscow, Tashkent stress importance of Iran presence in regional bodies

Iran’s ambassador to Russia announced that Moscow and Tashkent have stressed importance of Tehran’s large-scale participation in regional bodies. Speaking to IRNA here Saturday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 16-17-18, Mehdi Sanaei referred to those bodies as Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Eurasian Economic Union. Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade...

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China, Uzbekistan vow to boost relations, cooperation
May24

China, Uzbekistan vow to boost relations, cooperation

China is willing to work with Uzbekistan to boost their strategic partnership and open up new prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Monday. During a meeting with Uzbek President Islam Karimov, Wang said bilateral relations have made significant progress since the establishment of the strategic partnership between the two countries. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the...

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