A number of documents were signed on the results of talks between the official delegations of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in Tashkent on 10 March. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan and President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan signed the joint Uzbek-Turkmen communique and the protocol on exchange of ratifications of the agreement on strengthening friendly relations between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, signed in Ashgabat on 18 October 2007.
The presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan praised improved ties on Monday in a sign that Central Asia’s major gas suppliers were getting closer after a long period of tension.
Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan signed a number of bilateral documents at the negotiations of the two countries’ official delegations in Tashkent on 10 March, UzA reported.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov arrived in Uzbekistan with a state visit on 10 March.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov’s state visit to Uzbekistan started today. Our esteemed president arrived in the international airport of Asgabat this morning to leave for the neighbouring state.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov will pay a state visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan on 10-11 March, UzA reported.
On 3 March the Board of Directors of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) decided to allot nearly US$12.3 million to finance the project on rehabilitation of the Cardio-surgery center in Uzbekistan, Jahon information agency reported.
Russia and Uzbekistan are negotiating the possible use of the Khanabad air base and other Uzbek airfields by the Russian Air Force through diplomatic channels, a source in the Russian Defence Ministry told influential Russian daily Nezavisimaya Gazeta.
An estimated 70,000 people in 11 mahallas (communities) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, will be equipped to mitigate the effects of an earthquake as a result of World Vision’s recent implementation of the Tashkent Disaster Risk Reduction Project. The project aims to reduce the impact of possible earthquakes in Tashkent, a highly seismic area with a population of more than 2.2 million people. Experts warn that a strong earthquake could have devastating consequences.