Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Dec. 24 / Trend D.Azizov /
Uzbek President Islam Karimov congratulated Alexander Lukashenko on re-election as President of the Republic of Belarus.
"I am convinced that the traditionally friendly and mutually beneficial relations between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Belarus will continue to develop and deepen in the interests of our peoples," President Karimov said.
Belarus held the presidential elections on Dec.19, 2010. Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko won elections in the first round, receiving 79.67% of votes.