During their regular exchange of views on topical international and bilateral issues, the presidents of Russia and Uzbekistan gave special priority to the current situation in the region.
In particular, both parties emphasized ensuring stability in Kyrgyzstan as an important factor in maintaining peace and security in Central Asia as a whole and preventing the recurrence of crises.
Dmitry Medvedev and Islam Karimov expressed their satisfaction with the level of mutual understanding reflected in their respective points of view and approaches, and agreed to continue engaging in closely coordinated action.
The parties emphasized the similarity of their positions concerning the situation in and around Afghanistan.
The two leaders agreed to maintain regular contact and hold consultations at various levels.