Modern Strategy of “Soft Power” in Uzbekistan

Zakharov F.V.


The foreign policy of Uzbekistan has become more dynamic and the country has moved confidently along the path of its interests since Shavkat М. Mirziyoyev came to power. The new President of Uzbekistan has launched an ambitious course to get the Republic the status of a regional leader. Uzbekistan actively uses soft power as one of the tools of its foreign policy. The author analyzes and compares the activities of the previous and current leadership of Uzbekistan in implementing integration processes and extending its influence to other states of the Central Asian region. In the conclusion, the author notes the pronounced course of modern Uzbekistan in interaction not only with the countries of the region, but also with such powers as Russia, China and the United States.


soft power, Uzbekistan, Sh. Mirziyoyev, I. Karimov, reforms, integration, regional leader.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2020.02.04

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