Sunday, 23, February, 2020

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday held a telephone conversation took place between the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.

The two leaders noted with deep satisfaction the upward trend in the Uzbek-Russian multifaceted cooperation and the steadily strengthening strategic partnership and alliance ties

The parties emphasized the significant practical results of the cooperation and noticeable intensified contacts at all levels in 2019 and the ever growing volumes of the two-way trade. Over 500 joint ventures were created in one year, major projects are being implemented in key sectors of the economy with the participation of leading Russian companies and banks. Educational, cultural and humanitarian exchanges are expanding.

The leaders discussed the schedule of upcoming summit events, focusing on the preparation of the agenda of the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation, including the holding of regular forums of provinces and rectors, a media forum and other business events.

An exchange of views also took place on pressing international and regional issues.

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