Agreements were reached on strengthening cooperation in all areas
Head of staff of the Executive Committee of the Political Council of UzLiDeP
Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his speech to the UN General Assembly noted that Uzbekistan's foreign policy towards Central Asia is aimed at establishing of good-neighborly, friendly, mutually beneficial relations with the closest neighbors. All this was fully reflected in the course of the historic visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Republic of Tajikistan.
The heads of the two states signed the Joint Statement on strengthening friendship and good-neighborliness and the Agreement on certain areas of Uzbek-Tajik State border. In addition, 27 documents aimed at further development of cooperation in the spheres of trade, economy, investment, finance, transport and transit, agriculture, water and energy, taxes, customs, tourism, education and science, healthcare, culture, interregional cooperation, in the field of security and combating crime were signed.
Thus, we can state the fact that a new legal framework has been created between our countries for the further comprehensive development of mutually beneficial relations between the two countries and fraternal people. We will separately highlight the outcome of negotiations on the need for rational and fair use of water and energy resources, taking into account the interests of the countries of the region, while respecting generally recognized international norms and standards.
Thus, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan demonstrate a strong commitment towards the consistent development and strengthening of ensuring security and stability, solving international problems, countering terrorism, extremism and other types of transnational crime.
We in UzLiDeP believe that the signed documents will serve further development of long-term cooperation and maximum involvement of enormous potential in all areas of cooperation between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.