Shavkat Mirziyoyev receives Dmitry Medvedev
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has received the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, who arrived in Uzbekistan to attend the meeting of the SCO Council of the Heads of Government.
The Head of the state, warmly welcoming the guest, noted with deep satisfaction the dynamic development of Uzbekistan – Russia relations based on traditions of centuries-old friendship, confidence, mutual respect and support.
Dmitry Medvedev, expressing his sincere gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for the cordial welcome and attention paid to the comprehensive promotion of multifaceted relations between the two states, conveyed greetings and the kindest wishes from the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
It was noted that intensive contacts and constructive dialogue, primarily at the highest level, has contributed to the uplift of bilateral cooperation to an unprecedented level and filling it with new practical substance.
The progressive advancement of trade, economic, investment and industrial cooperation ties was noted with satisfaction. Promising projects are carried out in the oil and gas, energy, transport, agricultural and other sectors. Interregional and cultural-humanitarian exchanges have been expanding, including in the fields of science, education and tourism.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Dmitry Medvedev exchanged views on pressing issues of the regional and international agenda. Shared desire was expressed to enhance cooperation within the framework of the UN, SCO, CIS and other multilateral institutions.
Issues of preparation for the forthcoming events at the highest level were discussed at the meeting.
Mutual commitment was confirmed to further strengthen the strategic partnership and alliance between Uzbekistan and Russia.