Prezident of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev discussed development of bilateral relations and exchanged views on a number of current international and regional issues at the talks in narrow format. The talks continued with the two countries’ delegations taking part, said kremlin.ru.
Following the talks, the two presidents signed the Joint Statement by President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. A package of intergovernmental, inter-agency and corporate agreements were also signed during the visit.
The visit saw the signing of intergovernmental agreements on facilitating interregional cooperation, organised recruitment and employment of Uzbekistani citizens for temporary work in Russia, mutual establishment of offices of the relevant bodies working in the migration sector, and cooperation on healthcare, medical education, science and tourism.
Other agreements signed concern development, production and export of high-tech industrial goods, implementing industrial construction and modernisation projects, investment projects in the petrochemicals, mining and metals sectors in Uzbekistan, with participation of Russian companies, purchase and sale of natural gas, oil supplies, joint geological exploration, and organising engineering and innovation work.