22 Oct 2019 19:02

Russian, Uzbek prime ministers meeting following talks with Belarusian counterpart in Skolkovo

SKOLKOVO (Moscow). Oct 22 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his Uzbek counterpart Abdulla Aripov are holding a meeting on the sidelines of the Open Innovations Forum in Skolkovo on Tuesday.

"I am welcoming you cordially once again. Thank you that you came to attend the Open Innovations [forum]. This is also an opportunity to discuss our bilateral relations," Medvedev told Aripov at the beginning of the meeting.

Prior to that, the Russian head of government held a meeting with Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Rumas, who also attended a plenary session of the forum earlier on Tuesday.

The prime ministers of Russia, Belarus, and Uzbekistan, as well as Chair of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan will take part in an informal dinner then.