Astana hosted a ministerial meeting USA+Central Asia


Kazakhstan will continue its multilateral balanced foreign policy USA to add $25 million for Economic Resilience in Central Asia Initiative U.S. investments in Kazakhstan are estimated at $62 billion. Meeting of the Secretary of State Blinken with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov C5+1 Diplomatic Platform On 28 February 2023, a C5+1 Ministerial meeting was held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister, foreign minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, foreign minister of Kyrgyzstan Jeenbek Kulubayev, foreign minister of Tajikistan Sirodzhiddin Mukhriddin, deputy prime-minister, foreign minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and foreign minister of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov.


According to the press releases, issued by foreign ministries of the Central Asian countries, the meeting’s agenda covered a wide range of issues, including economic and energy cooperation, food security, climate change, as well as the fight against terrorism and extremism and other security challenges and threats.

Following the talks, the C5+1 countries agreed to continue exchanging views on issues of mutual interest.

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