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State Secretary Raščan meets with Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency of Uzbekistan

State Secretary Stanislav Raščan welcomed a delegation of the Uzbekistani Anti-Corruption Agency, led by Akmal Burkhanov.

group photo, in the background lake Bled, island Bled and the church on it

State Secretary Raščan and Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency of Uzbekistan Burkhanov | Author Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve

State Secretary Raščan welcomed the progress made in the country and pointed to the importance of implementing reforms aimed at strengthening the rule of law, environmental protection, governance, civil society and human rights. In this context, he underlined the importance of Uzbekistan’s efforts to strengthen neighbourly relations and to address outstanding bilateral issues in the area of border demarcation and water management.

State Secretary Raščan and Director Burkhanov held an exchange of views on current foreign policy topics, in particular on the situation in Afghanistan. Due to the complexity of the situation in Afghanistan, a continuous and coordinated response by international partners is vital, State Secretary Raščan emphasised.

They also agreed that bilateral relations between the two countries are good, but that there exists scope to deepen them further.