Uzbek president congratulates Ukrainian counterpart on Independence Day
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Aug.18 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has congratulated Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on the Independence Day, the presidential press service reported.
Ukraine marks the Independence Day on Aug. 24.
In his message Karimov expressed confidence that the traditionally friendly relations between Uzbekistan and Ukraine, which are based on mutual respect and interests, will continue to regularly and comprehensively develop for the benefit of the Uzbek and Ukrainian peoples.