Uzbekistan, Russia Presidents discuss current issues of bilateral relations and regional agenda

On January 13, a telephone conversation took place between the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The Heads of state discussed the current state and prospects of strategic partnership and alliance between Uzbekistan and Russia.

The successful implementation of the agreements reached during the summit was noted with satisfaction.

Intensive exchange is carried out at various levels by the delegations. The trade turnover increased by 33 percent in 2021.

Relations in the interregional format, in the cultural-humanitarian sphere and other areas, are actively developing.

The parties stressed the importance of holding events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Russia.

Views were also exchanged on the situation in Central Asia in the light of recent events in Kazakhstan.

Support was expressed for the measures taken by the leadership of Kazakhstan to restore peace and tranquility, stabilize the situation in the country.

The telephone conversation took place in a traditionally warm, friendly and businesslike atmosphere.