Joint Communiqué: 17th EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting

22 Nov: Joint Communiqué: 17th EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting

(Source: EEAS)

The Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as well as the European Union’s (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission and the Commissioner for International Partnerships held the 17th EU-Central Asia ministerial meeting on 22 November 2021 in Dushanbe (Tajikistan). The participants reaffirmed their joint commitment to forge a strong, ambitious and forward-looking partnership that builds upon their common values and mutual interests. The participants reaffirmed the importance of progressing on the rule of law, democracy, governance, gender equality and universal human rights, including labour rights, ethnic minorities’ rights…