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Feb 28, 2018

PM Orbán holds talks with diplomatic leaders of five central Asian countries in Parliament

The foreign ministers of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the deputy foreign ministers of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and the ambassador of Turkmenistan attended a foreign ministerial meeting of central Asian countries and the Visegrad group

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with diplomatic leaders of five central Asian countries in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon.

According to MTI, the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the deputy foreign ministers of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and the ambassador of Turkmenistan attended a foreign ministerial meeting of central Asian countries and the Visegrad group.

PM Orbán and the diplomats were in agreement that illegal migration, human smuggling and organized crime pose an equal challenge to central Asia and the Visegrad Four countries.

The group discussed economic cooperation in raw material exports from Central Asia to Hungary and in joint water management investment projects. They also agreed on strengthening education cooperation.