On November 23, a delegation led by the Defense Minister, Lieutenant General Bakhodir Kurbanov landed in Turkey. According to the Ministry of Defense, this visit was organized in line with the agreement between the leaders of the two countries on further development and strengthening of friendly and strategic partnership ties, expanding multilateral cooperation between the countries.
During the talks, the defense ministers focused on aspects closely linking Uzbekistan and Turkey, and paid special attention to the current state and prospects for further bilateral cooperation in the military sphere, the development of combat training, military education, and the defense industry.
Following the talks, the two ministers signed a framework intergovernmental agreement on the development of military and military-technical cooperation between Uzbekistan and Turkey. After the signing of the agreement on military cooperation between Turkey and Uzbekistan, the ministers issued a joint press statement.
“Relations between Turkey and Uzbekistan, based on the law of brotherhood, are at a high level of strategic partnership. We are intensively and successfully developing cooperation. Especially in the recent period, within the framework of the visits and meetings of our leaders, our relations have acquired a significant impetus. We continue to make every effort to ensure that this beneficial bilateral cooperation continues in this vein,” Bakhodir Kurbanov said.