The UN Secretary General will visit the countries of Central Asia

Генсек ООН посетит страны Центральной Азии

In 2017, during a tour of Central Asian countries, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea region. UN Secretary General to visit Central Asian countries UN

On June 29, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will go on a tour of the countries of Central Asia. He will visit Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. Guterres, we recall, visited this region in 2017.  

This was announced at a briefing in New York on Friday by his press secretary Stephane Dujarric. According to him, in each country the UN Secretary General will meet with the head of state and other high-ranking government representatives, and will also get acquainted with projects related to the fight against climate change and communicate with local activists.  The first stop of the tour is the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent.

In Astana on July 4, the Secretary General will take part in the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. In his speech, Guterres will remind forum participants of the need to reaffirm their commitment to the principles of multilateralism based on the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. He will emphasize that peace must be at the center of these efforts.

60~p>The UN Secretary-General, according to his spokesman, also intends to warn the international community that geopolitical differences are not allow us to effectively address common threats, including the fight against climate change. 

Antonio Guterres will return to New York on July 7.


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