According to Azernews, joint measures to expand trade, economic, and investment cooperation, have been discussed by Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan.
It was during the meeting between Uzbek Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov and Azerbaijani Ambassador Huseyn Guliyev where the discussion took place.
A dynamic development of Uzbek-Azerbaijani relations, strategic partnership and multifaceted cooperation in all directions between the countries due to the regular and fruitful dialogue at the highest level was noted by the parties during the meeting.
The schedule of planned events, including the next meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission on cooperation between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, as well as the next round of political consultations through the foreign ministries of the two countries was considered by the parties.
The implementation of joint projects in the automotive, petrochemical, energy and agricultural sectors was additionally discussed by the sides.
Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan established diplomatic relations on October 2, 1995. Azerbaijan established the embassy in Uzbekistan in August 1996, while Uzbekistan opened the embassy in Azerbaijan in July 1998.
Shared values and historical ties, as well as a number of joint statements and agreements signed during bilateral visits and meetings are the basis of the friendly relations between the two countries.
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan reached $111.9 million in 2021.