The 9th round of negotiations on the Agreement on Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the EU starts in Brussels
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 27 September, in Brussels (Belgium), a delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade B. Abidov and consisting of representatives and experts from key ministries and departments began the 9th round of negotiations on the draft Agreement on enhanced partnership and cooperation (AEPC) between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the European Union.
For the next five days, Uzbek and European experts will discuss the text of the draft AEPC, work on which began in 2019. Over the past period, 8 rounds of negotiations were held in Tashkent and Brussels, as well as a number of expert meetings to discuss the text of the Agreement.
The AEPC is considered as one of the tools for developing multilateral relations with the EU, attracting European investments, as well as European experience in such areas as intellectual property, capital movement, technical, sanitary and phytosanitary regulation and other areas.