NEWS AND EVENTS
November 17, 2004
SAFAYEV, KOZAK DISCUSS UZBEK PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Sadyk Safayev and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy Human Rights and Labor of the US Department of State Michael Kozak met on Tuesday, and the two discussed issues of December parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan.
The upcoming parliamentary elections are expected to be one of the important political events of the country in 2004, Safayev noted during the talks.
Later, Kozak held meetings with representatives of NGOs.
On Wednesday, the US State Department representative is scheduled to hold meetings at the ministries of interior and justice, Prosecutor General?s Office and Central Election Commission. He will also meet leaders of five parliamentary fractions.
On Thursday, Michael Kozak will visit Namangan region and on Friday Andijan region, where he will meet representatives of local administrations.
On 20 November, Kozak will leave Tashkent for Frankfurt on Main.