On November 30, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The interlocutors discussed key aspects of further multi-vector cooperation, the press office of the President of Uzbekistan reports.
The leaders of the two states noted the increased interaction in key areas and the enhancement of strategic bilateral partnerships. It was noted that mutual trade has grown by one third on average since the beginning of the year.
The two leaders discussed the plans of upcoming bilateral events, including a meeting of the Joint Commission of the heads of government, which will be held in Samarkand on December 1-2. The meeting will focus on the implementation of joint projects in a number of economic sectors. It is also planned to hold meetings between the delegations of industrial enterprises of Uzbekistan and Russia.
Mirziyoyev and Putin noted that cultural and humanitarian contacts continue to strengthen. In particular, they evaluated the outcomes of the Third Uzbekistan-Russia Education Forum.
The leaders of the two states discussed major aspects of regional cooperation, in particular Russia-Central Asia cooperation, and the plan of upcoming political events.