Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 8
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Baku is hosting an international conference entitled "Relations between Azerbaijan and Central Asia: development, cooperation and common challenges".
The conference is being held under the initiative and organized by the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan.
The representatives of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Turkey attend the conference.
Such topics as "Regional geopolitics and common challenges: political cooperation and the fight against common threats", "Regional geo-economics and cooperation: trade, energy and transport" and others will be discussed.
At the opening, the center's director Farhad Mammadov said that Central Asia is as important for Azerbaijan as Azerbaijan is for Central Asia.
Mammadov highlighted the importance of this conference.
The director of the Uzbek Research and Educational Center "Caravan of knowledge" Farhad Tolipov, Advisor to the Director of the Kyrgyz National Institute for Strategic Studies Nadyrmamat Momunov, deputy director of the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Tajikistan Saifullo Safarov and representatives of other countries participating in the conference will deliver reports on various topics.