Trade turnover of Uzbekistan, Georgia up by 80%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 11
By Fakhri Vakilov-Trend:
The trade turnover of Uzbekistan and Georgia for seven months of this year increased by more than 80 percent compared to the same period in 2018, Trend reports citing the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan.
This remark was made at a meeting on September 11 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani who arrived in Uzbekistan on a working visit.
The foreign ministers exchanged congratulations on the occasion of a significant date in the history of the two countries - the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Georgia.
"In a thorough discussion, the parties reaffirmed their mutual interest in strengthening and developing long-term and mutually beneficial relations in the political, trade, economic, investment, transport and communication, tourism, cultural and humanitarian and other fields," the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
The ministers spoke in favor of intensifying the activities of bilateral institutions of cooperation and contacts in various formats.
The regular air service between Tashkent and Tbilisi that begun on July 16, opens up new opportunities for establishing direct ties between businessmen of the two countries and increasing cooperation in the tourism sector, and it also contributes to the expansion of scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian exchanges.
The parties also exchanged of views on international issues, including issues of interaction within the UN and other organizations.
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