Uzbekistan, S.Korea Sign Deals Worth $12bn During Moon Visit

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Uzbekistan, S.Korea sign deals worth $12bn during Moon visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday signed deals worth $12 billion with Uzbekistan during a week-long tour of Central Asia

Tashkent, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - APP - 19th Apr, 2019 ) :South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday signed deals worth $12 billion with Uzbekistan during a week-long tour of Central Asia.

President of commodity-rich Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev praised his country's "strategic partnership" with Seoul as the leaders signed documents following talks.

Moon credited Mirziyoyev for "leading Uzbekistan into a new era" with a series of bold reforms.

The nature of the deals were not specified during the press briefing.

Trade between Uzbekistan and South Korea in 2018 was just over $2 billion.

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