On May 2, at the initiative of the Kazakh side, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had a telephone conversation with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
During the conversation, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev commended Uzbekistan’s efforts to eliminate the consequences of burst of the Sardoba dam in Syrdarya region, and reaffirmed his readiness to help the Uzbek people in the spirit of brotherhood and traditional good-neighborliness.
Thanking Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for his support, Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted with regret that the disaster also affected a number of areas in the South of Kazakhstan. The Uzbek leader expressed his intention to take joint measures to quickly restore the areas affected by flooding.
In order to promptly resolve all issues that arise, the presidents stressed the importance of coordinated work at the government level of the two countries.