President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov. Topical issues of further strengthening the Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations of friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership were considered.
The intensification of mutual contacts and exchanges at different levels was noted with satisfaction. Trade and economic cooperation is expanding – since the beginning of the year, trade has grown by 30 percent.
Important attention was paid to the implementation of the agreements and the achievement of concrete results of practical cooperation in five key areas – issues of the State Border, increasing trade, deepening industrial cooperation, and promoting joint infrastructure projects in the field of transport and energy. Concerning the issues of regional dialogue, the importance of comprehensive preparation of the agenda of the next Consultative Meeting of the Heads of States of Central Asia was noted. The leaders of the two countries also reviewed the schedule of upcoming bilateral and multilateral events. The telephone conversation between the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan took place in a traditionally open, trusting and friendly atmosphere. – Uz Daily