Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Interview: China-Uzbekistan ties continue to thrive, cooperation fruitful: Chinese ambassador

Xinhua| 2016-06-19 

TASHKENT, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Relations between China and Uzbekistan have kept developing in a sustainable and deep-going way while fruitful results have been achieved in bilateral cooperation in all fields over recent years, Chinese Ambassador to Uzbekistan Sun Lijie has said.
The Chinese and Uzbek peoples, as good friends, good partners and good brothers on the Silk Road, have jointly created a glorious history of the Silk Road, Sun said in a recent interview with Xinhua prior to Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Uzbekistan on June 21-24.
Today, the two countries continue to jointly push forward economic exchange and mutual reference in civilizations between the East and the West and promote common development of mankind, with pragmatic cooperation as a basis, with cultural cooperation as a bond, and with joint construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt as an opportunity, he said.
During Xi's upcoming visit to Uzbekistan, the leaders of the two countries will have in-depth discussions on further development of China-Uzbekistan relations and cooperation, Sun said.