On the invitation of President Islam Karimov, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin was in Uzbekistan on official visit on June 4.
The Uzbek and Russian leaders held a brief conversation at Tashkent airport.
The current meeting of the heads of state has become a logical extension of regular bilateral contacts at the highest level.
Built on mutual understanding and constructive disposition, the keen political dialogue has traditionally defined longer-term prospects and key aspects of bilateral interaction.
The main part of Uzbek-Russian negotiations at the Kuksaroy country residence started with an official photo ceremony of the two leaders.
Greeting cordially the high guest, the President of Uzbekistan stressed that the current summit presented a fine opportunity to address the whole gamut of bilateral ties and outline definite paths the sides are intent on moving forward with an eye to shared benefit.