Today, on September 24, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov made a statement at the general debate of the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The Head of our country’s Foreign ministry began his speech with the words of deep gratitude to the Secretary General of the United Nations Organization Mr. Ban Ki-moon, all heads of states and governments, who have sent their condolences to the Uzbek people on the occasion of untimely passing of the First President of Independent Uzbekistan Islam Abduganievich Karimov.
A.Kamilov noted that under the leadership of Islam Karimov Uzbekistan took on the path of confident independent development and was recognized as a sovereign state and full-fledged member of the United Nations.
“President of Uzbekistan spoke many times from this high rostrum. It was this very place wh ere he had enunciated a number of important international political initiatives aimed at establishing a Central Asia nuclear weapon free zone, advancing a peaceful process in Afghanistan, overcoming the consequences of ecological catastrophe of the Aral Sea and raising efficiency of international cooperation in the struggle against international terrorism, extremism and drug trafficking,” the minister stated.
The Minister emphasized that all of the proposals put forward by the Leader of Uzbekistan were fully supported by the world community and today are making a tangible practical contribution to ensuring common peace, stability and sustainable development.
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