BEIJING, July 16 (Xinhua) -- China and five Central Asian countries on Thursday agreed to launch a foreign ministers' meeting mechanism to meet regularly to jointly address challenges, and pursue development and prosperity.
The agreement came when the first China + Central Asia (C+C5) foreign ministers meeting was held via video link. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosted the meeting.
Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Chingiz Aidarbekov, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin, Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, and Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the meeting. Enditem