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The new regional dynamics in Central Asia has given a powerful impetus to the multidimensional international cooperation of Uzbekistan with the foreign partners. Opening its enormous potential, the Republic of Uzbekistan is becoming one of the most attractive political and economic partners for the CIS countries, Asia, Europe and America, international organizations and financial and economic structures. The results of the foreign visits of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev since the beginning of 2017 and the bilateral talks at the highest level in Tashkent confirm that the world community welcomes and supports Uzbekistan’s foreign policy on building and strengthening a balanced, mutually beneficial and long-term cooperation with leading countries of the world. Moreover, in a short period more than 400 international agreements and contracts worth about 100 billion dollars were signed in the trade, economic, investment and financial spheres. Based on its strategic priorities in domestic and foreign policy, Uzbekistan is consistently developing and deepening multifaceted cooperation with highly reputable international and regional organizations - the UN, OSCE, SCO, CIS, OIC, IMF, WB, EBRD, ADB, IDB and others. The international community looking with optimism about the long-term development prospects of the Republic of Uzbekistan and regional cooperation in Central Asia. There is a clear understanding among foreign political and expert-analytical circles, that only a stable, dynamically developing and prosperous Uzbekistan can become a reliable and long-term partner. By launching unprecedented reforms within the Having begun unprecedented reforms framework of the Strategy of Action, Uzbekistan within the framework of the Strategy of progressively becoming a modern competitive state, Action, Uzbekistan progressively becomes a modern competitive state, capable, on the capable on the one hand effectively responding to one hand, of responding effectively to modern modern challenges and threats and making full use challenges and threats and making full use of all the opportunities offered by globalization of all the opportunities of globalization processes. It processes, on the other. is precisely in this respect that the relevance of our publication lies - a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the strategic issues of security and development trajectory of Uzbekistan, which depends largely on the strategic future of Central Asia - a hub region in the vast expanse of Eurasia. In this context, the main mission of the ISRS journal is to provide information and analytical support for the internal and foreign policy of Uzbekistan by creating an open discussion platform for presenting and discussing a wide range of processes, trends and forecasts, assessments and research results. The target audience of the journal includes experts of expert-analytical and academic profile, as well as representatives of government bodies, business, the public, the student community and the wide audience of readers interested in the issues of domestic and international politics of Uzbekistan. We hope that the magazine as an effective platform for fruitful exchange of advanced knowledge and experience, constructive discussions, presentation of innovative assessments and approaches will make its worthy contribution to the consolidation of the efforts of Uzbekistan’s specialists in the information and scientific and methodological support of the processes of economic and political modernization of our country. With regards and best wishes, Vladimir Norov, Director of the Institute of Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan 22