Uzbekistan's ambassador to Cairo، Aref Othmanov، said his country's vision was consistent with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's vision of terrorism، which must be addressed regardless of the nationality of the perpetrators.
This came in a statement to the Ambassador delivered last night at the ceremony held on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the independence of Uzbekistan in the presence of Ambassador Yasser Murad، Assistant Foreign Minister and a number of dignitaries and diplomats.
"This year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Egypt،" he said، expressing his confidence that Egypt under the leadership of President Sisi Egypt will achieve many achievements as a result of economic reforms and social development in the coming years and that the Joint Governmental Committee will work to promote cooperation between The two countries in all fields.
"Uzbekistan has achieved economic growth of more than 7% in the last 10 years despite global economic and financial crises and has been ranked 42th in terms of growth in 155 countries around the world and is the best among the Association of States،" he said."،
He also pointed out that the new President of Uzbekistan Shaukat Mirzaev put forward a five-year roadmap aimed at promoting development plans for the well-being of the people. "Our country adopts balanced and pragmatic foreign policies that will benefit all our partners and friends،" he said. He confirmed that being in the middle of Asia Uzbekistan has the Soft powers to help its neighbors in conflict، civil strife or instability.