On June 3-4 of this year, the government delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov visited Moscow (Russia). During the two-day visit, meetings were held with a number of officials of the Russian Federation, in particular, with Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov.
The meetings discussed the current state of bilateral cooperation, the implementation of existing agreements, as well as aspects of the further development of Uzbek-Russian relations.
The stable nature of bilateral contacts and active cooperation in all areas of multifaceted partnership between the two countries were noted. Mutual commitment was expressed to work together to promote previously agreed projects, programs and initiatives.
Special attention was focused on issues of investment, trade and economic, industrial and transport and logistics cooperation. Common positions have been developed on practical mechanisms for deepening the mutually beneficial partnership between the two states.
Following the meeting, the parties exchanged proposals on further steps to promote the resolution of issues of common interest and agreed on the format of practical interaction in all considered areas of cooperation.