On 19 April Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Petras Vaitiekunas during his first official visit to Kyrgyzstan together with President of Kyrgyz Republic Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ednan Karabayev discussed a wide scope of bilateral relations, multilateral and regional issues.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has warned against attempts "to distort the essence of enlightened, peace-loving and tolerant Islam, to provoke hostility towards our sacred religion and relate it to international terrorism".
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Foreign Minister of Lithuania Petras Vaitiekunas at presidential residence Oqsaroy in Tashkent on 20 April.
Uzbek president receives WBA World Heavyweight Champion Chagaev
The role of political parties in state governance is the focus of a two-day international meeting that starts today in Bukhara. The event is jointly organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan and the Uzbek Foundation for Regional Politics.
The Integrated Air Defence System of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) begins command staff exercises on Tuesday, with primary attention to be devoted to control of the aircraft alert forces, Colonel Alexander Drobyshevsky, Assistant to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, has told Itar-Tass.
Arab League (AL) Secretary General Amr Musa and Uzbek Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Norov signed Wednesday, 18 April, a Memorandum of understanding between the two countries.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has ended his three-day official visit to Egypt, Uzbek TV reported on 19 April.