Acknowledging the 1st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries which will occur in 2018,
Emphasizing their continued commitment to peace, security, and stability but also cooperation and understanding as a concrete contribution to development and prosperity for their countries, their regions and beyond;
Resolved to continue to contribute to counter violent extremism and fight all forms of terrorist acts everywhere in the world;
Reaffirming the joint principles of freedom and religious tolerance to which both Sides attach great importance, as well as to the protection of human rights;
Positively noting the close ties that exist between their two countries and peoples, and their mutual friendship;
The Sides hereby declare:
Their intention to further enhance their relations and cooperation in the future, in all areas of mutual interest, especially in the fields of security including energy security, combating terrorism, cybercrime, as well as energy, agriculture, tourism, culture, and education.