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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan
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Foreign policy

Foreign policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is based on the Constitution, laws «On the Concept of Foreign Policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan» and «On International Treaties», and other normative legal acts of the state, on the statements and speeches of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and international conventions and treaties signed by the country.

Since the day of Independence Uzbekistan conducts comprehensively balanced foreign policy which is based on the national interests and has gained a broad recognition in the world community, and consolidated the authority of the country in the international arena, its role and significance in regional and international affairs.

Foreign policy of Uzbekistan is shaped taking into consideration the dynamically changing international political realities of the XXI century which demand implementation of an active, initiative and pragmatic foreign policy course, timely and adequate response to emerging challenges.

The main goal of the foreign policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is strengthening of independence and sovereignty of the state, further enhancing the role and place of the country as a full-fledged subject of international relations, joining the ranks of developed democratic states, creating security, stability and good neighborliness belt around Uzbekistan.

Following tasks have been set for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to achieve this goal:

- forming the most favorable foreign policy conditions for effective implementation of the democratic reforms in the country and dynamic processes of modernization of society and economy;

- preserving and strengthening peace and stability in Central Asia, turning the region into a zone of security and sustainable development;

- forming balanced and multidimensional system of strategic partnership with leading states of the world and international organizations;

- promoting of international initiatives of Uzbekistan on the most important areas of regional and international policy;

- consolidating the Republic’s international image as a reliable, responsible political and economic partner;

- active assistance in attracting foreign direct investments and high technologies to priority sectors of national economy;

- ensuring comprehensive protection of the rights and interests of citizens and legal entities of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad.

One of the main and primary tasks of the foreign policy is the effective implementation of the Strategy of Actions on five priority directions of development of Uzbekistan in 2017-2021.

In accordance with the Concept of Foreign Policy, the Republic of Uzbekistan reserves a right to enter into alliances, join commonwealths and other interstate formations, as well as to leave them guided by supreme interests of the state, people, their well-being and security, priority directions of modernization of country, existing national legislation and adopted international obligations.

Uzbekistan conducts peaceful policy and does not participate in military-political blocs, and reserves a right to leave any interstate formation in case of its transformation into a military-political bloc.

The Republic of Uzbekistan takes political, economic and other measures to prevent its involvement in military conflicts and hotbeds of tensions in neighboring states, and also shall not allow deployment of foreign military bases and facilities on its own territory.

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