By Ayya Lmahamad
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has approved the agreement
between the governments of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan on cooperation
in the sphere of industrial property protection, Azernews reports,
'The president of Uzbekistan signed a relevant resolution on
approval of the international treaty,' the statement reads.
The Uzbek Justice Ministry is defined as the competent body
responsible for the implementation of the mentioned treaty. In
addition, the Foreign Affairs Ministry was instructed to notify
Azerbaijan of the completion by Uzbekistan of the domestic
procedures required for the entry into force of the international
treaty, as well as of the competent authority responsible for its
The above agreement was signed on June 21, 2022, in Tashkent
during the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to
Uzbekistan. The document was signed by Azerbaijan's Economy
Minister Mikayil Jabbarov and Uzbekistan's Justice Minister
Diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan were
established on October 2, 1995. The embassy of Azerbaijan in
Uzbekistan was established in August 1996, while the embassy of
Uzbekistan in Azerbaijan was opened in July 1998.
The friendly relations between the two countries are based on
shared values and historical ties, as well as a number of joint
statements and agreements signed during bilateral visits and
The volume of trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan
amounted to $111.9 million in 2021.
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