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India, Uzbek sign 8 MoUs, vow to combat terrorism

Written by: Staff

Tashkent, Apr 26 : Giving a cutting edge to bilateral ties, India and Uzbekistan today signed eight MoUs for cooperation in various fields, including gas and energy, and vowed to combat international terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

The Central Asian country also extended its absolute and resolute support to India's candidature for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

In a joint statement signed after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Uzbek President Islam Karimov, the two countries recognised the need for enhancing trade, economic and investment cooperation.

At a media interaction, the two leaders expressed satisfaction over their talks in which they discussed bilateral cooperation, regional issues as well as the international situation.

''We had fruitful discussions. We are very satisfied with the growth in our multi-dimensional relationship,'' Dr Singh said.

The Prime Minister is concluding his six-day visit to Germany and Uzbekistan today.


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