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REFORMS IN UZBEKISTAN: ASSESSMENTS OF FOREIGN EXPERT COMMUNITY The First Address of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh. Mirziyoyev, to the parliamentarians of the country, rated as “historical” and “new strategic vision”, is aimed at forming a new image of Uzbekistan in the international arena. The main provisions of the Address and ongoing reforms have provoked a widespread response among representatives of the diplomatic community, various international organizations and financial institutions, the world's leading media and the expert-analytical community. On the whole, it is noted that Uzbekistan, thanks to the initiatives of the President of the country Sh. Mirziyoyev, has managed to achieve breakthrough results in a short time both in the sphere of democratic modernization of the country and in the field of international relations. According to the Founder of the Institute of Central Asia and the Caucasus at J. Hopkins University (USA), Frederick Starr, «in a broad sense, the Address of the Head of State is a comprehensive vision of the development of Uzbekistan as a modern nation with a global competitive economy and an open system of government» 1 . Mathias Dornfeldt, Director of the European Institute for Caucasus and Caspian Studies (Germany) research center (Germany), calls the address of Sh. Mirziyoyev to the parliament a «revolutionary step». According to him, the President of Uzbekistan « presented the idea of the need for radical reformatting of all areas of life of Uzbek society,» while receiving « strong support of his compatriots and great respect from leading politicians of the world» 2 . According to Li Xin, Director of the Center for Russia and Central Asia of the Shanghai Academy of International Studies (PRC), «The Republic of Uzbekistan under the leadership of Sh. Mirziyoyev has embarked on the path of innovative development aimed at a radical improvement in all spheres of state and society» 3 . http://jahonnews.uz/ru/aktualno/124/46245/ http://uzbekistan.lv/preobrazovaniya-v-uzbekistane-v-ocenkax-inostrannyx-ekspertov/ 3 http://www.uzbekistan.kg/news0801.htm 23 1 2