President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev, who arrived in our country to take part at the summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, on 24 June at the Kuksaroy residence.
The current state and prospects of cooperation of the two countries were discussed at the meeting.
Uzbekistan contributes to strengthening peace and stability in the region, develops mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries, first of all, with neighboring states, in accordance with its foreign policy concept. The Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-China railway line is a good manifestation. This modern transport corridor plays an important role in further widening trade-economic cooperation between our countries.
The parties considered further development of trade-economic, cultural-humanitarian ties, strengthening security and stability in the region.
Almazbek Atambayev expressed his sincere thanks to President Islam Karimov for a warm welcome and underlined the high level of organization of the SCO summit, which may serve as an exemplar in the future. The guest stressed that Kyrgyzstan aims to strengthen good neighborhood and partner ties with Uzbekistan.