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Press Release for the C5+1 Secretariat Meeting on June 21, 2023
June 26, 2023

Representatives of the foreign ministries of Central Asian countries and the United States Department of State successfully held the first in-person meeting of the C5+1 Secretariat

Almaty, June 22, 2023 – The secretariat aims to provide consistent institutional support for collaboration and the expansion of constructive dialogue within the C5+1 platform.  Meeting participants noted high appreciation for the work done within the C5+1 Secretariat’s first year.  The parties discussed ways to expand trade and investment ties, as well as other issues that require a regional approach. The delegations of the C5+1 countries will continue exchanging views on issues of mutual interest.

The C5+1 mechanism has established itself as an effective diplomatic platform for regional cooperation in promoting the multifaceted development of Central Asia.

For more information on the C5+1, please see the following website.