Putin congratulates Uzbek President with 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev with a 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations.

"During the recent years, Russian-Uzbek ties grew to the level of strategic cooperation. A substantial political dialogue is developing, as well as a productive cooperation in the sphere of trade and economy, science and technologies, humanitarian and other spheres. Our countries are effectively cooperating in settling issues of regional and international agenda," Sputnik cited Putin as saying.

Hopefully both countries will continue on strengthening their relations for the sake of their nations and the regional peace and security in Middle Asia, the president added.

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