Abdulaziz Kamilov attends OSCE Ministerial Council’s Meeting
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On December 2, 2021, Stockholm hosted the 28th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
Current issues of interaction in the OSCE space in the military-political, economic-environmental and human dimensions were discussed at the meeting, which was chaired by Sweden.
Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov familiarized the participants with democratic transformations being carried out in the country, measures to protect the rights and freedoms of citizens and ensure the rule of law.
The positive dynamics of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the OSCE, including within the framework of technical assistance projects in the areas of security and sustainable development, were noted. The readiness of the Uzbek side to continue joint work and a balanced increase in the number of popular programs in all dimensions was emphasized.
The importance of strengthening the economic and environmental components in the OSCE’s activities, which could contribute to more complete implementation of the concept of comprehensive security was noted. In this regard, it was stated that it is necessary to make concerted efforts to enhance mutual trade, deepen industrial cooperation, introduce new technologies in the agricultural sector, and intensify cooperation in nature and biodiversity conservation.
The main attention was paid to the situation in Afghanistan, which is an OSCE partner country. Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister called for taking urgent measures to provide the Afghan people with the necessary assistance to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe in the country.