Today, Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the presidential press service said.
The counterparts reportedly discussed the ways to further strengthen the Uzbek-Russian multifaceted cooperation and strategic partnership ties and exchanged views on the regional agenda in the context of the emerging situation in Afghanistan.
The presidents also reviewed the schedule of upcoming summit meetings.
Earlier it was reported that on September 16-17, Shavkat Mirziyoyev would attend Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Dushanbe.
“It is noteworthy that the current SCO summit coincides with a significant date - the 20th anniversary of the organization's creation. On September 16, the head of our state will hold bilateral meetings with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon as the presiding country, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, and on September 17 - with the Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi," said the President’s spokesman Sherzod Asadov.
Today, September 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he must observe the self-isolation regime due the coronavirus confirmed among his aides. As it became known, he will attend the CSTO and SCO summits online.