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U.S., Uzbekistan Discuss Judicial Reforms and Combating Corruption

On May 22, US deputy secretary of state Uzra Zeya visited Uzbekistan and met with foreign minister Bakhtiyor Saidov. “We discussed several pressing issues on our bilateral agenda, and we agreed to continue our efforts to enrich the close cooperation between Uzbekistan and the USA in all areas, especially to create the most favorable conditions for our people,” Saidov wrote in his Telegram channel following the meeting in Tashkent. During her trip to Uzbekistan, Zeya also met with prosecutor general Nigmatilla Yuldashev and deputy minister of foreign affairs Muzaffarbek Madrahimov. Her meeting with Yuldashev concerned judicial reforms and the fight against corruption in Uzbekistan. “The US supports strengthening the rule of law and increasing transparency and accountability in the justice sector,” commented Zeya. Speaking at an academic conference of the Regional Dialogue on Constitutional Criminal Procedures, the US deputy secretary of state emphasized America's commitment to promoting human rights, the rule of law, and anti-corruption reforms in Uzbekistan. “Ensuring human rights and the rule of law for every citizen of Uzbekistan is necessary for progress and prosperity,” said Zeya. Saida Mirziyoyeva, the eldest daughter and assistant of Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and Kamil Allamjonov, head of the information policy department of the presidential administration, also met with the US delegation. The parties discussed issues of freedom of speech and women’s rights. “The American side expressed its readiness to fully support the efforts being made in our country to protect women's rights, ensure media and freedom of speech, as well as increase the effectiveness of civil society and NGO activities,” Mirziyoyeva later wrote.

Turkmenistan and USA Set to Strengthen Partnership

On 14 April, delegations led by Rashid Meredov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and John Pommersheim, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, attended an annual political consultation in Ashgabat. The meeting focused on the current state and prospects for the development of Turkmen-American relations in political, trade, economic, ecology, culture, education, and humanitarian sectors. According to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, both parties confirmed their commitment to cultural and educational programs, through monthly meetings, and approved a joint road map in the field of education. The American delegation welcomed Turkmenistan's accession to the Global Methane Commitment which underlines both countries’ determination to resolve environmental problems and create sustainable socio-economic development. The parties welcomed the establishment of inter-parliamentary cooperation as essential for maintaining contacts and coordinated approaches to resolving pressing issues.

Monument to Al-Beruniy erected in the USA

The bust was installed in front of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington DC, and it was noted that it is a scientific bridge between the two countries. On January 22 of this year, a monument depicting the figure of the great scientist Al-Beruniy was opened in the US capital. The bust was installed in front of the Embassy of Uzbekistan. Frederick Starr, chairman of the Central Asia and Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University, author of the book “The Genius of their Age” dedicated to Al-Beruniy and Ibn Sina, and others took part in the opening ceremony. Furqat Siddikov, the ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States and Canada, stated that Al-Beruniy was the one who first discovered this continent before America was established. In this sense, knowledge is shared. By conducting research in particular sciences, he left an unparalleled legacy. The ambassador described Al-Beruniy as a scientific bridge uniting two nations. “As Americans learn about this scientist, their views on Uzbekistan will expand, nations will come closer to each other” said the ambassador.

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