Putin surprised the growth of trade between Russia and Uzbekistan

Vladimir Putin

Trade and economic relations between Russia and Uzbekistan has intensified over the past four months, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. His words leads TASS on Wednesday, April 5.

“It should be noted that, in General, we keep the turnover at a high level. For some items it is growing in an amazing way,” said Putin at a meeting with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirzieev.

In particular, according to the Russian leader, turnover in agriculture rose more than twice. Putin also noted that prepared for the visit Mirziyoyev package of Russian-Uzbek agreements, says the new step in the development of relations between the two countries.

Mirziyoev arrived in Moscow on 4 April. He assumed the position of President of the Republic on 14 December last year and the first visit to Russia in the status of the President of Uzbekistan.

Early presidential elections in Uzbekistan were held once in September 2016, has died at 78-year-old head of state Islam Karimov.