Putin congratulates Islam Karimov on Independence Day
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a letter to the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, in which he congratulated him on the Independence Day and wished him good health, the website of Uzbek government reported.
"Letter of Russian President Vladimir Putin says the following: Dear Islam Abduganiyevich! I sincerely congratulate you on the 25th anniversary of independence of Uzbekistan. I sincerely wish you good health, prosperity and success," RIA Novosti cited the report.