Islam Karimov met with Sergey Lavrov

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Islam Karimov met with Sergey Lavrov 25.05.2016 13:56

President Islam Karimov on May 24 at the Oqsaroy met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

President Islam Karimov praised the results of the Uzbek-Russian talks in Moscow in late April during the visit of Islam Karimov to Russia.

The parties discussed state and prospects of multifaceted cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia and actual issues of international policy. In addition, Karimov and Lavrov confirmed their interest in the joint implementation of new investment projects within the framework of the Agreement on the basic directions of development and deepening of economic cooperation for 2015-2019 years.

Sergei Lavrov, in his turn, noted the constructive presidency of Uzbekistan in the SCO this year. In his opinion, this allows to be assured in the success of the organization of the summit on 23-24 June in Tashkent.

Russian Foreign Minister arrived in Tashkent on May 23 to participate in the Council of Foreign Ministers of the SCO, which finished today. On the results of the meeting can be read here.