Presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkey have a telephone conversation
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Today, on 23 May, a telephone conversation took place between President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
At the beginning of the conversation, the heads of state exchanged warm congratulations on the occasion of Ramadan hayit, which is a celebration of joy and thanksgiving, generosity and kindness for the entire Muslim world. The leaders wished each other and the fraternal peoples of the two countries prosperity and prosperity.
The presidents focused on issues on the bilateral agenda. We noted with satisfaction the close partnership in the fight against modern challenges and threats.
Mutual support was expressed for decisive measures taken in both countries to counteract the spread of coronavirus, an ongoing anti-crisis program to minimize the negative consequences of this dangerous disease, provide targeted support to the population, and promote the development of key sectors of the economy and business.
The head of our state expressed sincere gratitude to the leader of Turkey for the practical assistance provided in the fight against the pandemic, as well as in connection with the emergency in the Sardoba reservoir.
During the conversation, important attention was paid to expanding the Uzbek-Turkish multifaceted relations, primarily in the trade, economic, investment and transport-communication spheres.
Uzbekistan and Turkey are interested in developing effective regional transport corridors, including the active use of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, as well as creating favorable conditions for increasing freight traffic.
The importance of the timely implementation of the agreements reached at the highest level, including the decisions of the first meeting of the Strategic Cooperation Council, held at the beginning of the year in Ankara, was noted.
The necessity of continuing joint work, including within the framework of the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission, to maintain the dynamics of trade indicators and promote priority investment projects in various sectors of the economy with the participation of leading companies and banks of Uzbekistan and Turkey, was emphasized.
At the end of the conversation, a number of topical issues of regional cooperation and international politics were considered.
The presidents praised the fruitful results of online meetings of heads of ministries of health, economy, trade and transport of the Turkic Council countries.
The conversation was held in a traditionally open, constructive and friendly atmosphere.