Abdulaziz Kamilov meets with U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense
On September 11, 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov received the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall G. Schriver, who is on a working visit to Uzbekistan.
According to Uzbekistan MFA, views were exchanged on the issues of bilateral relations and relevant international and regional problems.
The parties noted with satisfaction the positive dynamics of Uzbekistan – American multifaceted cooperation. As emphasized, the productive negotiations between President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President Donald Trump during the official visit of the Head of the state to the United States in May 2018 became a key event that gave impetus to further strengthening and expanding the partnership between Uzbekistan and the United States.
At the meeting, special attention was paid to cooperation in ensuring regional security, in particular on peaceful resolution of the Afghan problem, as well as involvement of Afghanistan in economic relations in Central Asia.
Other issues of mutual interest were also discussed at the meeting.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum attended the negotiations.