Dushanbe, 24 December 2022 (TDI): The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Central Asian countries met with the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida. The two sides talked about multilateral and bilateral relations.

On the 23rd of December 2022, the parties met to exchange views on critical issues needing attention on the bilateral relations of these countries.

Talking on the issue of their multilateral relations, they established the fact that they will work hard to ensure that their countries relate with each other well.

The need to ensure that all Central Asian countries collaborate with each other and Japan was a major issue of concern.

Japan has been the center of strong relations between these countries as they forge ahead with their developmental agendas.

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This time around, they were more focused on the need to ensure that their countries look in new directions to be able to stand out in the international community.

Through various means like trade, peaceful relations, and diplomatic terms. The meeting sought to address these issues in more depth as they all agreed on regional development.

Also, the issue of economic management and trade exchange was spoken about. Central Asian countries have always been a hub for major trade relations in the world.

They have continued to cooperate with each other in terms of trade. The revenue generation from these trade activities has been a major help for them.

The Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida promised everyone at the meeting that the support of Japan to promote bilateral and multilateral relations among themselves is rightly assured as they are concerned.

He again established the fact that his government will continue to support all the countries in these times of global challenges, adding that, all the countries should be able to manage their economy well as they forge ahead in the coming year.