The highest Iranian diplomat held a phone dialog with Performing Minister of International Affairs of Uzbekistan Vladimir Imamovich Norov on Tuesday, following the current unrest in Uzbekistan’s Karakalpakstan autonomous area.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran helps stability and safety in Uzbekistan and wouldn’t settle for insecurity and hurt to its unity,” Amirabdollahian said.
Hailing the rising relations between Tehran and Tashkent, he mentioned the speaker of the Iranian Parliament can pay a go to to Uzbekistan within the close to future.
For his half, Norov praised Iran for its stances on the current developments in Uzbekistan and for supporting unity of his nation.
He added that Uzbekistan has began the method of reform of the structure, as President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has talked in regards to the course of with the Uzbek individuals.
Norov lastly hailed the optimistic course of mutual, regional and worldwide cooperation between Uzbekistan and Iran.
Protests within the autonomous Karakalpakstan area turned lethal final week, in response to the federal government, as Uzbek President Mirziyoyev confronted rising calls to permit an impartial investigation into the violence.
1000’s of demonstrators took to the streets on Friday in opposition to proposed constitutional reforms that might have refused the province, which borders Kazakhstan and the Aral Sea, the appropriate to secede.
Uzbek authorities mentioned on Monday that 18 individuals have been killed and 243 have been wounded throughout the protests. The nationwide guard mentioned 516 individuals have been detained however have since been launched.
Mirziyoyev, who took workplace in 2016, has mentioned there have been “civilians and legislation enforcement officers” among the many useless.
The federal government has mentioned protesters marched by the provincial capital of Nukus on Friday. They accused protesters of throwing stones, beginning fires and attacking police, in addition to attempting to storm native authorities buildings.