19:28 / 27.05.2024
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Uzbekistan and Russia bolster ties with over twenty new cooperation agreements

On May 27, following official negotiations, Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement in Tashkent. Also, in the presence of the presidents, a series of bilateral documents were exchanged, including agreements on the construction of a low-power nuclear power station in Uzbekistan and the opening of branches of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade.

After negotiations in Tashkent, Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement.

The ceremony of exchanging important bilateral agreements took place in the presence of the state leaders. The signed documents include:

- A joint action plan to expand cooperation in the priority directions of the partnership between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation;
- An intergovernmental agreement to provide technical assistance to Uzbekistan in the field of metrology;
- An intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in joint film production;
- An intergovernmental agreement on collaboration in ensuring the sanitary-epidemiological wellbeing of the population;
- An agreement to conduct joint scientific and technological competitions between the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovations of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation;
- A protocol on amendments to the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of fisheries; 
- A cultural cooperation program targeted for 2024–2026;


- A cooperation program aimed at increasing tourist flow for 2025–2026;
- A joint action plan between the Ministry of Investment, Industry, and Trade of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation to increase trade turnover as part of an industrial cooperation expansion for 2024–2030;
- A plan for the cooperation in quarantine and plant protection for 2024–2025 between the Quarantine and Plant Protection Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan and the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation;
- A memorandum on the establishment of a branch of the "NE Bauman Moscow State Technical University", a federal state budgetary educational institution;
- Protocols on cooperation in organizing health care and regulatory cooperation in the field of medical products, medical devices, and high-tech medical treatment methods between the Ministries of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation;


- Agreements on cooperation in constructing a low-power nuclear power station on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
- An agreement to open a branch of the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade in Tashkent;


- Documents on cooperation in advancing industrial engineering, and civil aviation systems, promoting tourism exchange, implementing humanitarian projects in Tashkent, and establishing agro-logistics centers and modern chemical capacities.

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