Scholz to host Central Asian leaders to spice up ties

FRANKFURT: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will host the leaders of 5 Central Asian nations subsequent week, Berlin mentioned on Friday, in a bid to spice up ties as Russia’s affect within the area wanes.

The presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan will maintain talks with Scholz in Berlin subsequent Friday, authorities spokesman Steffen Hebestreit mentioned.

Will probably be the primary joint assembly of its variety with an EU nation, the spokesman added.