Foreign ministers from Heart of Asia group resolve to cooperate and 'implement' key projects once US and NATO withdraw.
Russia is fretting over several issues, including the detention of its citizens by the United States in Guantanamo Bay.
Many feel they have paid too high a price for Saakashvili's reforms, including the eradication of petty corruption.
Reasons behind resignation of Karim Massimov, ex-Soviet nation's longest serving prime minister, are unclear.
Azerbaijan seeks the international spotlight but the hero's welcome of an axe-murderer has damaged its image.