Uzbekistan, Tashkent, September 11 / Trend D.Azizov /
Chinese president Xi Jinping who paid a state visit to Uzbekistan at the invitation of President Islam Karimov left for Bishkek, the republic's Foreign Ministry press service said.
Yesterday Xi Jinping visited Samarkand where he became familiar with historical sites in one of the world's oldest cities. Uzbek president Islam Karimov accompanied him during the visit.
As was reported, high level bilateral negotiations were held in Tashkent yesterday. The Uzbekistan and China heads assessed the results of these negotiations as being fruitful.
Both presidents signed a Friendship and Cooperation Agreement and a Joint Declaration on further development and strengthening of bilateral strategic partnership relations.
In addition, a large package of intergovernmental and interagency documents was signed with the participation of the two countries' leaders. These documents were aimed at expanding cooperation in the sphere of industry, development of mineral resources, energy, transport and high technology, expanding humanitarian relations and development of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation contributing to effective counteraction against challenges and threats to national and regional security.
In total, around 31 documents on joint implementation of $15 billion worth projects were signed the Chinese president's visit to Uzbekistan.
The heads of the state noted that the negotiations were held under the conditions of mutual understanding, constructive and mutual trust. Their results demonstrated commonality and coincidence of the positions on the majority of the discussed issues.
The leaders of the two countries stressed that reached agreements will serve for further development of Uzbek-Chinese interactions.
After completing his visit to Samarkand, the Chinese leader concluded his visit to Uzbekistan and left for Bishkek.
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