EU interested in developing relations with Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan. 21
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
High representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy, vice-president of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini addressed a letter to Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to congratulate him on his victory in presidential election and expressed great interest of the EU in the further development of relations with Uzbekistan and the establishment of closer cooperation with the country’s new government.
The letter was handed over to the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov by Peter Burian, EU special representative for Central Asia, during his official visit to Uzbekistan on Jan.19-20, according to the press release of the EU delegation to Uzbekistan.
The EU special representative and the Uzbek foreign minister discussed international and regional issues. Burian spoke positively about Uzbekistan’s current constructive cooperation with the neighboring states as well as with other international partners, including the EU.
Burian also held talks with the first Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Senate Sodiq Safoyev. The sides mulled the prospects of further development of the inter-parliamentary dialogue and bilateral relations in trade and investment.