12:06 / 05.07.2019
Abdulaziz Kamilov to attend EU-Central Asia Ministerial meeting in Bishkek

Delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan headed by Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will take part in the 15th EU-Central Asia Ministerial meeting, which will take place on 7 July in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

“It is expected that the foreign ministers will discuss a wide range of issues related to further development of interregional cooperation in various fields, including within the framework of implementation of the updated EU Strategy for Central Asia. The ministers will also consider individual issues on the international agenda,” the press service of the MFA said.

According to ec.europa.eu, the European Union intends to conclude negotiations with Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic on an agreement similar to the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) that the EU has signed with Kazakhstan in 2015.

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica will present the EU Strategy on Central Asia at the meeting.