The Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Uzbekistan, Jiang Yan. The parties discussed the current state and prospects for further development of Uzbek-Chinese cooperation in the political, trade, economic, cultural and other spheres, as well as strengthening of partnership relations between leading research institutes of the two countries.
During the meeting it was noted that the state visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh.M.Mirziyoyev to China in May 2017 laid a solid foundation for the development of a comprehensive strategic partnership.
The parties also exchanged views on the issues of security and stability in Central Asia. It was stressed that Uzbekistan under the leadership of the President Sh.M.Mirziyoyev for a short time has achieved a breakthrough in the formation of political trust in the region. At the same time, the results of the international conference on Afghanistan "The Peace Process, Cooperation in the Sphere of Security and Regional Cooperation", held in Tashkent on March 27, 2018, were highly appreciated.