EU relations with Central Asia

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  • 21/11/2014
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    Statement by the Spokesperson on the release of Rosa Tuletaeva, activist in Kazakhstan
  • 19/11/2014
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    EU-Uzbekistan Human Rights Dialogue
  • 18/11/2014
    Thirteenth meeting of the Cooperation Council between the EU and the Kyrgyz Republic – EU announces further support for developmentpdf

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The countries of Central Asia are

EU relations with these countries have developed further since the European Council adopted The EU and Central Asia: Strategy for a New Partnership  in June 2007. This strategy has strengthened ties in all areas through

The strategy is supported by a significant increase in EU assistance.

Since 2007 the EU and the Central Asian countries have reaffirmed their commitment to the strategy, and implementation [56 KB] is well under way. The EU last assessed the advances made in its June 2012 Progress Report , which confirmed the continuing relevance of both its strategy and the priority areas for cooperation. It also acknowledged that the region faces new and growing challenges – especially in Afghanistan - and that security issues have come to the fore in relations with the EU.

The European External Action Service has 4 delegations in Central Asia, in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz RepublicTajikistan and Uzbekistan respectively. It also has a chargé d'affaires for Turkmenistan, while the European Commission has a regional office for humanitarian aid and civil protection in Almaty, Kazakhstan.