The two leaders had a detailed discussion of regional developments in the context of the counter-terrorist operation.
The Presidents pointed out with satisfaction the similarity of their approaches to all aspects of the current situation and the prospects of post-conflict Afghan settlement.
Mr Putin informed Mr Karimov about the principal results of APEC summit discussions of anti-terrorist problems, in particular, during his bilateral meetings with other countries’ leaders.
He also summarised the tripartite Russian-Tajik-Afghan meeting in Dushanbe.
The Presidents agreed to maintain further contacts.