Islam Karimov receives Chief of US Central Command
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with Commander of the United States Central Command James Mattis at the Oqsaroy on 29 March.
During the conversation the head of our state noted that Uzbekistan and the United States have lately been bolstering comprehensive interaction in such vital spheres as economy and investments, political dialogue, countering new threats and challenges, regional security and stability.
The two sides at the Oqsaroy exchanged views on the current developments in the region, the situation in Afghanistan, as well as prospects of enhancing bilateral relations in areas we share interest, including military and military-technical issues, UzA reported.
James Mattis thanked the President of Uzbekistan for the meeting and conveyed the willingness of the United States to work toward expansion of mutually advantageous Uzbek-American partnership built on principles of respect and confidence.