On October 30, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the Second International Forum for Northern Economic Cooperation, which was held in the city of Seoul in a videoconference format.
Delivering a speech at the meeting, Mirziyoyev separately highlighted Uzbekistan’s support for the active efforts of President Moon Jae-in to achieve lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula and regards them as an important contribution to ensuring regional and global security
“In Central Asia, we have accumulated unique experience in creating a nuclear-weapon-free zone. The corresponding treaty initiated by Uzbekistan went through a complex process of coordination among the participants, and it received essential guarantees from the major nuclear powers,” Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.
For a broad exchange of experience, Mirziyoyev proposed to hold an International Expert Forum on nuclear disarmament and the creation of nuclear-weapon-free zones.