Uzbekistan and Belarus relations reached a new level

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Following the negotiations, bilateral documents have been signed between Uzbekistan and Belarus.

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed a Joint Statement. This has been reported by the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In general, 19 documents on priority areas of partnership were signed during the visit. Intergovernmental agreement on socio-economic cooperation for 2019-2023 and the program for its implementation are of particular importance.

In addition, at the joint business forum, held on the eve, new contracts and agreements worth over US$230 million were signed.

At the briefing for the mass media, the heads of states noted that the negotiations were held in the spirit of openness and trust, the effect of their results will be long-term and comprehensive.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that the first historic visit of the President of Belarus in the past 24 years was fruitful and enriched bilateral cooperation with practical content.

Negotiations confirmed the desire of Uzbekistan and Belarus to strengthen multifaceted partnership. The visit will give a powerful impetus to further development of mutually beneficial cooperation, will raise Uzbekistan – Belarus relations to a qualitatively new, even higher level, the President of Uzbekistan noted.

The official visit of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko continues.

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