The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov intends to visit Russia on April 25-26, one of the topics of the talks could be discussion deliveries of equipment for modernization of the armed forces of the republic, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said, RIA Novosti reported.
"Visit of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to Moscow is scheduled on April 25-26. In particular, there are preliminary agreement on deliveries of Russian equipment for modernization and re-equipment of the armed forces of Uzbekistan - it will be one of the possible topics of the visit of Islam Karimov to Moscow ", - Storchak said at the meeting of the Federation Council international committee.
The last time the two leaders met in July last year during the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Ufa (Russia). At that time Putin invited the head of Uzbekistan to visit Russia on a state visit.