More than 4 kg of heroin has been seized in an operation carried out by Uzbek police in cooperation with the country’s security service, Uzbek TV reported on 10 August.
In accordance with a mutual agreement, a working meeting of delegations from the Uzbek and Kyrgyz interior ministries was held in the Kyrgyz town of Osh on 9 August. The delegations were led by Uzbek Interior Minister Lt-Gen Bahodir Matlubov and Kyrgyz Interior Minister Bolotbek Nogoybayev.
There are great prospects for cooperation between Uzbekistan and India, the Indian ambassador to the country, Skand Ranjan Tayal, has said in an interview to the Uzbek newspaper of Narodnoye Slovo.
Uzbekistan, one of the world’s biggest cotton producers, will host two important international gatherings on cotton next month, the Uzbekistan Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Kahramon Shakirov said in Jakarta.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Amr Musa at the Oqsaroy presidential residence on 14 August.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received Musa Bin Jaafar Bin Hassan, the president of the General Conference of UNESCO, at the Oqsaroy presidential residence on 14 August.
Monitoring the situation with human rights is the focus of a training course organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan in the Tashkent region this week.
Member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have agreed that it would be expedient to suspend the organization’s expansion, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said on Monday ahead of the upcoming SCO summit in Bishkek on 16 August, Xinhua reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has departed from Tehran to Kabul, launching the first leg of his official three-nation tour.