The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan took part in the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers
Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today took part in the 25th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO CFM), held in Ashkhabat.
The meeting participants exchanged views on topical issues and prospects for the further development of regional economic cooperation, considered the report of the ECO Secretary General.
In his speech, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan focused the attention of the participants on the need to fully implement the initiatives and proposals put forward by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during the 14th virtual Summit of Heads of State of the ECO member states.
The heads of delegations and the ECO Secretary General congratulated Uzbekistan on assuming the chairmanship of the organization in 2022. They confirmed their full support and expressed confidence that during the presidency of Uzbekistan, regional cooperation will further strengthen and the role of ECO in the international arena will increase.
On November 28, 2021, Ashkhabat will host the 15th Summit of Heads of State of ECO Member States. The participation of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is planned in the work of the Summit.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation was founded in 1992 .The members are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.