Putin congratulated his Uzbek counterpart on his 65th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday congratulated his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev on his 65th birthday and discussed with him the main issues of bilateral cooperation.

“During a telephone conversation, Russian President Vladimir Putin warmly congratulated his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev on his 65th birthday. An exchange of views took place on key issues of bilateral cooperation,” the Kremlin’s press service said in a statement.

The statement added that the parties also discussed international issues, including in the light of preparations for the meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization scheduled for autumn next year.

“The bilateral orientation of the comprehensive strengthening of Russian-Uzbek relations of strategic partnership and alliance was emphasized,” he added.

Source: RIA Novosti

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