16:40 / 06.05.2020
Mirziyoyev, Berdimuhamedow discuss coordination of efforts in the fight against pandemic

Today, May 6, a telephone conversation took place between the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.

Photo: Presidential press service

“The heads of state exchanged views on the epidemiological situation in connection with the spread of coronavirus infection. Full mutual support was expressed for the measures taken in the two fraternal countries to prevent the dangerous disease, as well as to support the national economy and the population in this difficult period,” the press service of the Uzbek leader said.

The presidents instructed the relevant ministries and departments to strengthen coordination and interaction in organizing an effective fight against the pandemic.

During the telephone conversation, issues related to the elimination in Uzbekistan of the consequences of the emergency at the Sardoba reservoir were also touched upon.

The current state of the Uzbek-Turkmen multifaceted relations and prospects for their expansion based on the principles of friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership were discussed.

Mirziyoyev and Berdimuhamedow noted with satisfaction the positive dynamics in the development of practical interaction and productive interagency contacts in the fields of trade, energy, transit transportation, industry and agriculture.

An agreement was reached to continue active joint work with the aim of promoting priority cooperation projects, including within the framework of the activities of the bilateral intergovernmental commission.