Islam Karimov receives Commander of Central Command of US Armed Forces

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received commander of the U.S. Central Command Lloyd James Austin on July 27.


The sides discussed international issues, including cooperation in security in the region. 


They exchanged views on the process of peaceful settlement of the situation in Afghanistan.


Karimov noted the constructiveness of current Uzbek-American relations. Regular meetings at various levels allow to develop multifaceted and mutually beneficial cooperation, said in the statement.


Lloyd Austin expressed his gratitude to President Islam Karimov for warm welcome and the opportunity to discuss issues of current state and prospects of Uzbek-American relations.



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