Russian Federation Council ratifies military-technical cooperation treaty with Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Federation Council of Russia ratified an agreement between Uzbekistan and Russia on developing military-technical cooperation on 12 April 2017.

Uzbekistan and Russian signed an agreement on development of military-technical cooperation and a plan of bilateral cooperation between defense bodies for 2017. The documents were signed in Moscow on 29 November 2016.

The agreement aims at deepening cooperation as well as joining efforts to improve each other’s military hardware and technology and working on both countries’ scientific, technical and industrial capacities related to military, security, law enforcement and special forces applications.

Within the agreement, the sides can supply military equipment and tools each other, provide maintenance services to military equipment, exchange information in military-technical sphere, etc.

Uzbekistan and Russian can create joint ventures and capacities on development, production, repair, modernization and utilization of military products. The agreement may lead to the creation of joint military-technical programs, the signing of contracts between the two sides’ relevant agencies and holding consultations with the involvement of experts from both Russia and Uzbekistan.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a law “On ratification of the agreement between Uzbekistan and Russia on developing military-technical cooperation” on 29 March 2017.

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