Central Asian countries unlikely to create coalition to fight terrorism — analyst

SAMARKAND /Uzbekistan/, November 11. /TASS/: The threat of radical Islam, which is soaring due to the situation in Afghanistan, may bring about a certain rapprochement in relations among Central Asian countries, but it will not result in the emergence of a coalition, the research director of the discussion club Valdai, Fyodor Lukyanov, told TASS on the sidelines of the club’s 10th Asian conference.

New security system to be created in Asia, expert says

SAMARKAND /Uzbekistan/, November 11. /TASS/: A new security system of global nature will be created in Asia as the region becomes stronger, German-Russian Forum Research Director Alexander Rahr said on the sidelines of the Tenth Asian Conference hosted by the Valdai International Discussion Club in Uzbekistan’s Samarkand.

Russia negotiating with EU creation of mechanism on dispute settlement at WTO platform

TASHKENT, November 2. /TASS/: Russia is negotiating the creation of a mechanism of dispute settlement at the platform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with the European Union, Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin told reporters on the sidelines of the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of Government on Saturday.

Majority of Prague residents condemn removal of monument to WWII Soviet marshal - Medinsky

TASHKENT, September 15. /TASS/: Czech citizens and Prague residents share the opinion of Czech President Milos Zeman, who condemned the decision to remove a monument to a WWII Soviet military commander in Prague, Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky told TASS on Saturday.

Uzbekistan Eyes Two- Billion USD Textile Exports In 2019

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept 10 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Uzbekistan plans to bring the volume of textile exports to two billion U.S. dollars this year, a Uzbek official said.

“Uzbekistan has turned from an exporter of raw materials into a real supplier of high value-added textile products,” Ilhom Haydarov, chairman of Uzbek Textile Industry Association, told reporters.

The industry is now completely focused on export, he said, adding that, last year Uzbekistan exported textile products worth 1.6 billion U.S. dollars.

Uzbekistan, China wrap up joint anti-terror drills

TASHKENT, May 16 (Xinhua): The Uzbek National Guard and the Chinese People's Armed Police Force concluded their two-week-long joint anti-terror exercise code-named "Cooperation-2019" at the Forish field training base in the Jizzakh region on Wednesday.

The high level and the quality of the joint exercise have strengthened the friendship and mutual trust between the National Guard of Uzbekistan and People's Armed Police Force of China, said Bakhodir Toshmatov, the commander of the Uzbek National Guard, at a ceremony marking the accomplishment of the joint drills.

Decision to replace ambassador does not mean crisis in Russia-Belarus

TASHKENT, May 3. /TASS/: The appointment of Russia’s new ambassador to Belarus does not indicate any crisis in relations between the two countries, which continue to be partners and allies, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told reporters on Friday.

"I am dead against interpreting all that as a kind of crisis. That’s an ordinary move. Various incidents occur in diplomatic practice," he said.

"Relations between Belarus and Russia have a strategic partnership nature, these are allied [relations]," Karasin stressed.

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