Today, Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke to the Russian President Vladimir Putin over telephone. The parties discussed the ways to further expand cooperation and strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership ties between Uzbekistan and Russia, the presidential press service said.
Reportedly, the parties commended the regular active contacts at different levels and the growing joint efforts on the implementation of agreements at the highest level. Year-to-date, the two-way trade volume has increased by more than 30 percent.
Last month, a regular meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation was held. On December 1-2, Samarkand will host a meeting of a joint commission at the level of heads of government of the two states, during which current and future cooperation projects in priority sectors of the economy will be considered. It is also planned to hold a number of business events with the participation of representatives of leading industrial enterprises and companies of our countries.
The counterparts highly valued the oucomes of the third Uzbek-Russian educational forum and exchanged views the cooperation in a multilateral format, including in the Central Asian region. The leaders also reviewed the schedule of upcoming events.