Nur-Sultan hosts C5+1 talks among US, Central Asian officials


NUR-SULTAN -- Officials from the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan conferred in Nur-Sultan Wednesday (August 21) on political, economic and security issues, the US embassy in Dushanbe said in a joint statement with participants.

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale and the foreign ministers of the Central Asian nations "exchanged views on efforts to strengthen support for economic transformation and regional co-operation, to address regional security challenges and promote peace and prosperity in Central Asia and neighbouring Afghanistan", the statement said.

The participants noted co-operation within the C5+1's Security, Economic Connectivity and Environment Working Groups, according to the statement.

"C5+1 is a format for dialogue and a platform for joint efforts to address common challenges faced by the United States and the five Central Asian states," according to the US State Department.

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Without Shitrussia, and I hope [they] devised the plan against Shitrussia


And without Russia. No one is happy with [Russia] being there.