Abdulaziz Kamilov resigns as Minister of Foreign Affairs
27 April 202234348
By the relevant decrees of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich has been appointed Deputy Secretary of the Security Council for Foreign Policy and Security under the president’s office.
Vladimir Imamovich Norov has also been appointed First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan and appointed to operate the duties of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Bobir Masudovich Usmanov, former Deputy Secretary of the Security Council for Foreign Policy and Security under the President’s Administration, has been appointed Deputy Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Research under the President’s Administration.
It should be recalled that Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov has been under medical treatment abroad for health issues. No further information has been supplied on his current state of health.
For reference, Abdulaziz Kamilov was born in 1947. Now he is 74 years old. He has been occupying the post of the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2012.
Abdulaziz Kamilov made his last appearance at the general assembly of the Senate on 17 March. In the meeting, the Minister stated that Tashkent would not recognize the self-proclaimed Donetsk and the Luhansk People’s Republics and would support the territorial integrity of Ukraine. After that, he did not appear anywhere. By the end of the month, it was reported that Kamilov was being treated abroad.