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15.05.2018 00:23

Press Secretary holds a briefing

Press Secretary to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a press briefing at the Press Centre, established in Washington D.C.

As previously reported, the official visit of the President of Uzbekistan to the United States of America starts on May 15.

The Press Secretary noted that both sides pay great attention to this visit. The US administration valued the visit of the President of Uzbekistan as a historic one.

According to the Press Secretary, on May 16, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will meet with US President Donald Trump at the White House. In the beginning, negotiations will be held in a narrow circle, then in an expanded one. Representatives of the official delegation of Uzbekistan and the United States will discuss the development of cooperation in trade, economic, investment and other spheres.

During the visit, it is planned to adopt more than 40 documents, including the signing of trade-economic and investment agreements totaling $8.5 billion.

On May 17, the President will visit the Pentagon and hold talks with the US Secretary of Defense. At a meeting with congressmen and senators in the Capitol, issues of comprehensive strengthening of cooperation between the two countries will be discussed.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev will also meet with the President of the World Bank and hold talks on attracting investments to the economy of Uzbekistan.

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