Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec.13
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The Uzbek Senate (upper house of parliament) ratified the strategic partnership agreement between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan at its meeting on Dec.13.
The agreement was signed on June 14, 2013 by the Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev during the official visit of Kazakh president to Uzbekistan.
The document sets out the basic principles and priorities of bilateral cooperation in political, economic, trade, economic, transport and communication, cultural, humanitarian, military, technical and other spheres.
The agreement also confirms the single agreed position regarding the development of an equitable water use system in Central Asia.
The document will come into force once it is signed by the president of Uzbekistan.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.