President Biden met with the leaders of five Central Asian countries on Sunday, seeking to strengthen cooperation on security, economic and human rights.
The leaders of five Central Asian countries and Azerbaijan gathered in Dushanbe last week for a summit that focused on regional cooperation, security and water issues amid the changing situation in neighbouring Afghanistan.
In a bid to improve domestic air connectivity and lower ticket prices, Manas International Airport has signed a deal with De Havilland Canada to buy two Dash 8-400 turboprop aircraft.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan has reshuffled his administration in a move that analysts say reflects his insecurity and desire to tighten his grip on power.
Kazakhstan appointed a new central bank governor on Monday, as the oil-rich Central Asian nation faces economic headwinds.
The United States and the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan will hold their next summit of the C5+1 format in New York in September
Kazakhstan President Tokayev outlined his vision for strengthening cooperation between the Gulf and Central Asian countries at a summit of the two blocs last week.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has urged Turkmenistan to respect its commitments on media freedom and internet access, following a visit by its representative on freedom of the media, Teresa Ribeiro, to the Central Asian country.
Kazakhstan, a Central Asian nation with vast natural resources and strategic location, has assumed the chairmanship of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional bloc that comprises eight countries and four observers, representing nearly half of the world’s population.
Three former Soviet republics have agreed to establish a joint logistics company to boost trade and transit along a route that bypasses Russia and connects East Asia and Europe.