Chinese President Xi Jinping (1st R) and his wife Peng Liyuan (2nd R) greet visiting Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov (2nd L) and his wife Tatyana Karimova during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 19, 2014. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)
China, Uzbekistan strengthen ties as Uzbek president visits
BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov agreed in Beijing on Tuesday to cement their bilateral strategic partnership featuring mutual benefits, common security and win-win cooperation.
In two hours of talks at the Great Hall of the People, the two presidents approved a development plan for China-Uzbekistan partnership for the next five years. Full story