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BEIRUT | Monitor: Blast in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills 3

BEIRUT — A Syrian war monitor and an opposition paramedics group say an explosion in the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib has killed at least three people and wounded others. The Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said Sunday’s blast occurred near a mosque killing three people, including a child. The Britain-based Syrian … Continue reading BEIRUT | Monitor: Blast in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills 3

Ukraine | Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback Travels to Ukraine, Poland, and Uzbekistan

Ukraine – In Ukraine, Ambassador Brownback will meet with government officials and religious leaders to discuss efforts to protect and promote religious freedom. In Poland, Ambassador Brownback will attend the 2018 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe as part of the U.S. delegation. He will participate in discussions … Continue reading Ukraine | Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback Travels to Ukraine, Poland, and Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan | Uzbekistan Independence Day

Uzbekistan – On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I warmly congratulate the people of Uzbekistan as you celebrate 27 years of independence on September 1st. Over the past 27 years, the United States and Uzbekistan have partnered to promote regional stability in Central Asia. This past year I met President Shavkat Mirziyoyev … Continue reading Uzbekistan | Uzbekistan Independence Day

ISLAMABAD | Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

ISLAMABAD — In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban’s increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group’s political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials, Uzbek and Taliban officials said Saturday. Taliban political chief Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai represented the … Continue reading ISLAMABAD | Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan hosted Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today on the margins of the International Religious Freedom Ministerial.  Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Minister Kamilov discussed Uzbekistan’s commitment to religious freedom … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov

U.S. Department of State News: C5+1 Working Group Meetings a Success in Almaty, Tashkent

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement:   From July 20-23, U.S. government officials met with senior delegations from the five Central Asian republics in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to discuss progress under the three C5+1 Working Groups — Environment, Economic Connectivity, and Security.  The C5+1 is the primary regional … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: C5+1 Working Group Meetings a Success in Almaty, Tashkent

U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States and China jointly hosted a regional workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling from July 10 – 12, 2018, at the China National Nuclear Security Center of Excellence outside of Beijing. This collaboration reaffirmed the commitment of both nations to partner together against … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

Russia court cancels journalist’s deportation to Uzbekistan

MOSCOW/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Russia’s highest court has annulled an order to deport a reporter to his native Uzbekistan, according to court papers released Wednesday. The Supreme Court has overturned an earlier Moscow court’s decision to send Khudoberdy Nurmatov to the Central Asian nation, which has shown little tolerance to dissent. In a ruling released Wednesday, … Continue reading Russia court cancels journalist’s deportation to Uzbekistan