On December 11, 2017 by initiative of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, a meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Central Asian countries and Afghanistan in Ashgabat was organized. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseynzoda took part at the meeting and delivered a speech.
The parties discussed a wide range of issues related to ensuring peace and stability, as well as strengthening and developing regional cooperation, and adopted the Centre's Action Plan for 2018-2020. The Action Plan covers five priority areas of the Regional Centre’s activity and is aimed at addressing the issues and threats faced by the countries of Central Asia.
At the end of the meeting participants adopted the Declaration.