2409/18

MEETING OF THE MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF UZBEKISTAN AND RUSSIA

On May 30, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is in Russia on a working visit, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov within the framework of participation in “Primakov Readings” international forum, in Moscow. 



The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan congratulated S.Lavrov on successful holding of forum, which has become one of the world’s recognized scientific-expert forums and dedicated to the memory of famous scientist-orientalist, prominent state and public figure of Russia, former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Primakov. 



At the meeting, the current range of issues of Uzbekistan – Russia agenda was discussed. First of all, proposals on the agenda of the meeting of Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Vladimir Putin, scheduled for autumn in Tashkent, were considered. 



The sides emphasized the special importance of further strengthening and development of bilateral relations of alliance and strategic partnership of the forthcoming state visit of the President of Russia to Uzbekistan, giving them a concrete and long-term character. 



The Ministers also exchanged views on international and regional issues.