TASHKENT -- Uzbekistani President Shavkat Mirziyoyev appointed Abdusalom Azizov as interior minister, CA-News.org reported Wednesday (January 4), quoting local media.
Azizov had been chief of police in Jizzakh Province for seven years.
The former interior minister, Adkham Akhmedbayev, became Mirziyoyev's state counsellor for work with law enforcement agencies.
Leaders from Central Asia and the EU leaders are also discussing joint efforts to stem terrorist activities in region.
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