Kazakh, Uzbek Leaders Discuss Issues of Mutual Interests

The leaders of two Central Asian countries met on Monday, where they discussed key issues of mutual interests, including the security situation of the region. 

The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Akorda Palace, and both sides shed lights on key bilateral issues. 

Aspects of politic, trade and economic, investment, transport, transit, cultural and humanitarian cooperation, was dominated the talks between two Presidents, according to KAZInform, a Kazakh news agency.

The discussions were made during Uzbek President Mirziyoyev’s  visit to Kazakhstan.

“Today, we are to sign a Declaration on ally relations. It is truly a new level of our interactions that used to be based on the strategic partnership principles. I believe that a package of documents to be signed today will give an additional impetus to the cooperation between the countries. Besides, we agreed to give instructions to the governments to take more energetic measures to increase the trade volume to $3b and then to $10b. It is a very high level,” the report added.

Kazakh President Tokayev said “ally and strategic interactions between our countries” are a serious factor for ensuring stability and security in the Central Asian region.

The Uzbek Leader said that the centuries-long friendship between the people of the two nations will contribute to the strengthening of inter-State relations. 

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