Dushanbe hosted a meeting of foreign ministers of the countries of Turkestan, who discussed preparations for the fourth summit of the leaders of the states of the region. This was reported on May 14 in the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan.
In addition, the participants in the talks touched upon topical issues of regional security, as well as countering new challenges and threats. They also discussed improving cooperation in various areas, including the economy, trade, finance and transport.
As reported IA REGNUMat the end of November 2021, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan signed 54 investment and commercial contracts for a total of $611.3 million following the third Forum of Interregional Cooperation.