Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 22
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
Uzbekistan and China intend to bring the cooperation to a new level of strategic partnership, according to remarks made by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov June 22.
Xi Jinping is on a state visit to Uzbekistan.
“We have signed documents on the comprehensive strategic partnership. It commits us to bring the relations to a new level,” said Karimov.
Presidents of Uzbekistan and China praised the relations between the two countries.
Xi Jinping pointed out that during the talks, the parties discussed working out new investments projects in the sphere of energy, development of technological parks by attracting high technology enterprises from China.
He noted that the mutual political trust is an important basis of the Chinese-Uzbek relations.
During the meeting, it was noted that the two countries will strengthen the mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation, continue to assist in the implementation of mutually beneficial projects, especially, in the sphere of high technologies and render full assistance to the joint creation of the Silk Road Economic Belt.
Following the talks, the parties also signed eight documents in the sphere of technical, economic, investment and foreign political cooperation and intensification of bilateral trade.