Senior diplomats, representatives of academia, experts and students gathered at Oxford University for the Oxford Silk Road Society panel session on Central Asia and regional security, politics, economy, culture and education.
EU CENTRAL ASIA STRATEGY
The trade turnover between Uzbekistan and the EU countries in the first nine months of 2018 increased by 17 percent and amounted to $2.23 billion, Uzbek Foreign Ministry said referring to the meeting in Brussels between Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Commission Vice President Federica Mogherini.
Exclusive interview of the Head of the International Programs Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI”, Ukraine Mr Vitalii Martyniuk
Russia, Turkey, and Iran will hold the next round of talks on Syria on Nov. 28-29 in the Kazakh capital Astana, Kazakh foreign minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Nov. 19.
Tajikistan is scheduled to launch a new hydroelectric station on November 16 that had been vehemently opposed for years by the late leader of neighboring Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov.
The Initiative of Kazakhstan at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit may mitigate world problems, said Director of the Czech Institute of Applied Economics and former Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mládek.
Pakistan has requested financial help from its close allies, including China and Saudi Arabia, and a bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help revive its economy and deal with debt and balance-of-payments problems.
Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas paid a Nov.5-6 official visit to Kazakhstan for the first time. He was invited to take part in the Digital Bridge Forum and the presentation of the Astana Hub – International IT and Startup Hub.
Expert of the Institute of World Economy Zhumabek Sarabekov has commented on the meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Kazinform correspondent reports.
It is becoming more obvious every year that the challenges we face are now no longer local but regional and increasingly global. In an ever more complex and interlinked world, the solutions to our problems – whether environmental, economic or human – are seldom contained by national borders.