Information on 7-th Meeting
of “Uzbekistan - EU” Cooperation Council
(Brussels, 8 November, 2006)

The 7th meeting of the “Uzbekistan-EU” Cooperation Council took place in Brussels on 8 November, 2006. The EU delegation was headed by the Secretary of State of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland Mr.P.Torstilla. Mr. Vladimir Norov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan headed Uzbek delegation during the meeting.

In the framework of the 7th meeting of the “Uzbekistan-EU” Cooperation Council, the political issues, including the processes within the EU, main events in internal and foreign policy of Uzbekistan, democratization processes in Uzbekistan, human rights issues, rule of law, justice and home affairs, regional cooperation in Central Asia, the economic development were considered.

After the meeting of “Uzbekistan-EU” Cooperation Council, the press-conference was held, where the heads of the delegations made the brief statements and answered to the questions of the journalists.
The brief statement of H.E. Mr. Vladimir Norov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the press-conference is attached.