NEWS AND EVENTS
December 3, 2014
Islam Karimov Meets with China’s State Councilor
On December 1 at the Oqsaroy in Tashkent, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Guo Shengkun, member of the State Council and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China.
Greeting the guest, the head of our state noted that Uzbekistan highly appreciates the open and confidence-based nature of the equal and mutually advantageous partnership established between our two nations.
Regular meetings at the highest level, characterized by mutual understanding, respect and interest, demonstrate closeness and proximity of views on practically all aspects of the bilateral agenda.
The member of the PRC State Council stressed in particular that Uzbekistan’s President has been making a vast contribution to the steadfast development of the Sino-Uzbek relations. According to Guo Shengkun, the peace, calmness and harmony reigning in Uzbekistan have been yielding remarkable outcomes.
Bolstering joint efforts to counter the emerging threats and challenges constitutes a major dimension of the bilateral cooperation towards consolidation of regional security.
Uzbekistan and China attach a particular significance to the advancement of interaction within the frameworks of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a platform that is becoming a serious factor in boosting the stability and security in the region.
At the Oqsaroy, the parties to the conversation exchanged views on issues related to enhancing the bilateral multifaceted ties.
The Minister of Public Security of the PRC extended his gratefulness to President Islam Karimov for a warm welcome and stressed that China is interested in furthering its cooperation with Uzbekistan.