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USAID Facilitates Trade Between Pakistan and Central Asia

May 6, 2021 Tashkent, Uzbekistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with TCS Logistics (Pakistan), successfully launched the first pilot shipment to Central Asia under the Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR) Convention, a customs agreement that facilitates the international transport of goods. The trial shipment cargo, consisting of herbal medicines destined ...
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Joint Statement on the C5+1 Virtual Ministerial

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 4, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of the C5+1 Virtual Ministerial. Begin Text: The U.S. ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States Embassy in Tashkent expresses its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of prominent human rights defender Surat Ikramov, who passed away on May 3 at age 77 after a prolonged illness. Ikramov was a tireless advocate for the inalienable rights of the citizens of Uzbekistan for more than 20 years.  He ...
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Protecting Intellectual Property By Supporting Small and Medium Enterprises and Invention

This week we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2021, and this year’s theme is “Taking Your Ideas to Market.” This theme highlights the importance of intellectual property (IP) protection systems for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).  SMEs are the backbone of both the global, and Uzbekistan’s, economy.  They deliver the goods and services we need every day, ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT April 22, 2021 Secretary Blinken’s Call with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov. The Secretary affirmed the United States’ support for Uzbekistan’s sovereignty, ...
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