The new 10-year agreement of mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries of Central Asia and Japan has been signed today in Bishkek on the results of the Fifth Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of Central Asia + Japan Dialogue.
The agreement has been signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan - Erlan Abdyldaev, Kazakhstan - Yerlan Idirisov, Tajikistan - Sirodjidin Aslov, Turkmenistan - Rashid Miredov, Uzbekistan - Abdulaziz Kamilov and Japan - Fumie Kishida.
Abdyldaev says that the Dialogue is an important platform for cooperation between the Central Asian countries with Japan on issues of sustainable development, the expansion of trade and economic relations, as well as to discuss ways to counter new challenges and threats.
"This dialogue is an important platform for expanding and deepening cooperation. Today a very constructive and open dialogue and exchange of views is held on promotion of cooperation between the countries, as well as very acute problems in our region. This allowed us to identify further steps aimed at achieving concrete results for our region," said the Minister.
Kyrgyz Foreign Minister added that the chairmanship in Central Asia + Japan Dialogue passes to Turkmenistan to 2 years.
"This decision was taken unanimously by all participants of the Dialogue," said Abdyldaev.
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