16 - 18 May 2007, in Moscow, a meeting of the Russian-Uzbek Working Group on the military-technical cooperation was chaired by M.А. Dmitriev, FSMTC of Russia Director, and Uzbek Defense Minister R.E. Mirzaev.

The Parties discussed current issues of bilateral military-technical cooperation, and ways of a further cooperation.

To boost anti-terrorism efforts and implement Resolution of the Council of Heads of CIS-States as of 19 September 2003 on measures to control by the CIS states international transfer of Igla and Strela MANPADS, the Agreement on exchange of information on transfer (receipt) of MANPADS was signed between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic Uzbekistan Government.

The agreement provides for keeping records of transferred (received) MANPADS and exchange of information on their transfer (receipt).

The agreement between Russia and Uzbekistan is the first to be signed between the CIS states.

Date of publication: 21.05.2007




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