Turkey, Uzbekistan to hold 2nd high-level cooperation council

Turkey, Uzbekistan to hold 2nd high-level cooperation council


Turkey and Uzbekistan will hold the subsequent undeniable level vital participation board during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s two-day visit to the capital Tashkent on Tuesday.

Erdoğan is visiting the country upon the greeting of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and will examine all parts of respective ties, participation and steps to develop relations.

Aside from respective ties, the two chiefs will likewise resolve territorial and worldwide issues.



“The relations among Turkey and Uzbekistan, which we have depicted as a ‘essential organization in view of fraternity,’ are creating in a climate of shared trust in all areas,” Erdoğan said in an article distributed in the New Uzbekistan paper on Tuesday.

“In the system of our discussions, we will examine the political, financial, military and social parts of our two-sided collaboration in numerous areas, from energy to agribusiness, from industry to culture, from youth issues to ecological issues,” the president composed. He likewise approached Turkish residents to visit Uzbekistan “in the current time of restoration,” asking general society to put resources into this nation and add to the improvement of relations with Uzbekistan in all areas.

“The activities being carried out in Uzbekistan by our business people are a wellspring of pride for us, as well as a main thrust for shared exchange,” Erdoğan added.

“At the point when Turkey is extending its binds with this antiquated landmass in the ‘Asian Century’ under the motto ‘More Asia,’ we have a long history of developing relations with our selfless Uzbekistan in all areas.”

Relations between the two vital accomplices are supposed to arrive at new statures with the visit.

Strategic ties between the two nations were laid out on March 4, 1992, months after Uzbekistan announced its autonomy on Aug. 31, 1991. Tashkent and Ankara stamped thirty years of strategic relations on March 4.

Turkey was additionally the primary country to perceive Uzbekistan’s autonomy on Dec. 16, 1991.

However relations have had their high points and low points for different reasons throughout the long term, this changed after Erdoğan visited Samarkand in November 2016.

As ties were being resuscitated, another period started between the two countries with the gathering of Erdoğan and Mirziyoyev during the outing. In October 2017, under a year in the wake of getting down to business as president, Mirziyoyev turned into the senior-most Uzbek official to visit Turkey in 21 years.

Uzbekistan-Turkey relations were raised to the degree of key organization in 2017 because of the dear kinship and political will between the nations’ leaders. That very year, authorities from the two countries likewise held a long-slowed down Joint Economic Commission meeting and laid out the Turkey-Uzbekistan High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in 2018. Ankara facilitated the principal meeting of this committee in 2020.

The reciprocal exchange volume, which was more than $1.2 billion of every 2016, came to $2.1 billion out of 2020 and surpassed $3.6 billion out of 2021. Turkey is among Uzbekistan’s main five exchange accomplices and its exchange volume is supposed to reach $5 billion this year. Erdoğan likewise said the way that imports and commodities are at such close levels exhibits how integral and strong exchange relations between the two nations are. “I’m certain that in 2022 we will accomplish record brings about reciprocal exchange.”

Uzbekistan additionally authoritatively joined the Organization of Turkic States in 2019 and is supposed to have the yearly highest point on Nov. 11 this year.

On another note, Erdoğan likewise remarked on Uzbekistan’s developing job in the district, saying: “We like Uzbekistan’s driving job in relieving the impacts of human misfortunes in Afghanistan. We support the change of Termez into a coordinated factors center for every global association, including the United Nations, in conveying philanthropic guide to Afghanistan. I might want to underline that we likewise profoundly esteem the idea of relationship that Uzbekistan has advanced in the system of the belt of success and steadiness that it looks to make in Central Asia and then some.”