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Biggest Conference on Central Asian Regional Cooperation Wraps Up

TASHKENT – The International Conference Central Asian Connectivity: Challenges and New Opportunities wound up yesterday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The two-day international conference discussed ways of boosting security and economic cooperation between Central Asian countries which kicked off on Tuesday in the capital of Uzbekistan. The conference, themed “Interconnectivity in Central Asia: Challenges and New Opportunities,” is organized by Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nation’s Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).

North Korea’s Kim to Travel to Vietnam by Train, Summit at Gov’t Guesthouse: Sources

Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with US President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday. It could take Kim at least two and a half days to travel the thousands of kilometers through China by train, from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to Vietnam, meaning he would have to set off later this week in time for his planned Feb. 25 arrival.

Iraj Arab Officially Appointed Persepolis General Manager

Iraj Arab has been officially appointed as general manager of Iran’s Persepolis football club. Arab, who was previously working as deputy chief of the club’s administrative and financial affairs, was named as acting general manager of Persepolis in December and he has been chosen as the Club GM on Wednesday.