The Akorda residence hosted an official meeting ceremony of the President of our country. A guard of honor was lined up for the high-level guest. The national anthems of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan were played. Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Nursultan Nazarbayev reviewed the guard.
During negotiations in a narrow format, the issues of further developing cooperation between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, enhancing peace and security, have been discussed. The parties exchanged views on regional and international matters of mutual interest.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that the good neighborliness, partnership ties between our countries have been steadily consolidating.
As reported earlier, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Ashgabat on 6 March with a state visit at the invitation of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
It should be underlined that this is the first visit of Shavkat Mirziyoyev to a foreign country as the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in his pre-election manifesto and his speech at the ceremony of inauguration as the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, stressed that Uzbekistan will carry out mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries, principally, with the neighbouring countries. This state visit of the President of our country vividly exhibits that Uzbekistan attaches a specific importance to good neighbourhood relations in its foreign policy.
Our people since ancient times have lived side by side, in friendship and accord with the Turkmen people, conducted trade, mutually enriched their cultures.
As reported earlier, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov paid on official visit on 25-26 April to Moscow at the invitation of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
On 25 April an informal meeting of Islam Karimov and Vladimir Putin took place. A sincere and detailed talk of the presidents continued longer that planned. The parties extensively exchanged views on Uzbek-Russian relations and events, taking place in different regions of the world.
Main events of the visit took place on 26 April in the Kremlin. During the meeting of Islam Karimov and Vladimir Putin the issues of developing cooperation in political, trade, economic, investment, military, technical, cultural-humanitarian and other spheres have been discussed.
As reported earlier, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Turkmenistan on 11-12 December at the invitation of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov to take part in the events, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s neutrality.
Main events of the visit took place on 12 December.
President of our country visited the Neutral Turkmenistan square along with other heads of foreign states. He laid wreath to the Monument of neutrality, a symbol of neutrality of this country.
Major events of the summit meeting took place October 16.
Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States discussed the prospects of cooperation within the framework of the organization and exchanged views on the pressing issues in regional and international affairs.
Interaction in the security realm received special emphasis during the highest-level session.
The President of Uzbekistan stressed in particular the appropriateness and timeliness of the CIS summit in view of the growing tension and swiftly changing situation in the near and extended environs.