Fozil Mashrab

Fozil Mashrab is an independent analyst based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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    Shanghai Cooperation Organization Enters Period of Stagnation

    In early September, Russia hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) annual meetings of defense ministers (September 3–4), ministers of foreign affairs (September 9–10) and security council heads (September 15) (Sectsco.org,

    Uzbekistan Hosts Second Central Asian Consultative Summit

    The Second Central Asian Leaders’ Consultative Summit—involving the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan—was supposed to take place during the Navruz holiday (March), in the

    Uzbekistan Steps up Railway Diplomacy

    An official delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, visited Pakistan on November 1–2. Kamilov and his retinue were received by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and held

    Uzbekistan Alters Its Vision for Afghanistan

    After the change of leadership in Uzbekistan, it has been widely acknowledged that the country’s new president, Shavkat Mirziyaev, is pursuing a more proactive and constructive regional diplomacy in Central

    Uzbekistan Turns to Russia in Search of Modern Weapons

    On January 13, 2017, the newly elected president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyaev, attended a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the independent Uzbekistani army (January 14, 1992).