On September 19, in accordance with the program of his stay in New York, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev participated in the “C5+1” format, the First Summit of Heads of Central Asian States and the United States of America.
The President of the United States Joseph Biden, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov attended the event.
In accordance with the agenda, prospects for expanding trade and economic cooperation, “green” development, ensuring energy security and introducing renewable energy sources, interaction in matters of ensuring regional security, combating against terrorism and cross-border crime.
It was noted that the "C5+1" format created eight years ago in Samarkand has become a popular platform for open and constructive dialog, development of productive interaction in all areas between the states of Central Asia and the United States of America.
The Head of our State highly appreciated the consolidating relations of friendship, mutual understanding and partnerships in the Central Asian region, creating unique new opportunities for broad cooperation.
The priority areas of cooperation of strategic importance for the development of the entire region were identified, such as consolidating trade and investment activities, establishing project cooperation, developing transport corridors in the region, promoting the “green agenda”, ensuring human rights and gender equality, expanding educational programs, promoting peaceful settlement in Afghanistan.
Following the meeting, agreements were reached on further deepening mutual understanding and expanding practical partnership between the countries of the region and the United States.