On 19 April, Uzbekistan signed the Paris agreement at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. The document was adopted on 12 December 2015 during the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21).
On behalf of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the document was signed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of our country in the U.S. Bakhtiyor Gulyamov, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said.
The original copy of the agreement after its signing was handed to the UN Depositary.
The Paris agreement aims at uniting the world community's efforts in the development and implementation of comprehensive measures aimed at preventing further climate change through reducing emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and keeping global average temperature increase.