During the meeting the President of Kazakhstan reiterated the unique contribution of Islam Karimov to the development of the Uzbek state and the relationship between our countries.
All his activities served to further strengthen the friendship between our nations, because we have one history, religion and culture. It is important to be able to preserve these values. We have always been able to find mutually acceptable solutions on any issues, both in the course of bilateral meetings and within the framework of international organizations. It is necessary to continue to strengthen our fraternal relations, he said.
In addition, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Shavkat Mirziyeyev exchanged views on topical issues of bilateral relations, as well as key topics of regional and international agenda.