18 July 2019

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Abdusalom Azizov heads the State Security Service, and Bakhodir Kurbanov becomes Minister of Defense

The press service of the Ministry of Defense reports that the Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Abdusal Azizov, is appointed as chairman of the State Security Service by decree of the President of Uzbekistan.

 

Meanwhile, Major General Bahodir Kurbanov, Commander of the Tashkent Military District, was appointed Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan.

Abdusalom Azizov has been working as Minister of Defense since September 2017.

Former chairman of the State Security Service Ihtiyor Abdullaev left his post due to health problems.

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