President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with David H. Petraeus

TASHKENT, 7 April. /UZINFORM/. President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with David H. Petraeus, Commander of United States Central Command, in Oqsaroy on April 6.

Welcoming the visitor, the head of state underscored the solid and steadfast level of current Uzbek-American relations, prospects for their further development in constructive and equal manner.

Today, Uzbekistan and the United States cooperate in addressing the situation in Afghanistan and socio-economic reconstruction of that country. Our republic provides practical assistance to its southern neighbor in the supply of electricity, construction materials and soft commodities. Uzbekistan is involved in building and organizing Afghanistan’s transport infrastructure.

At the meeting in Oqsaroy, Gen. David Petraeus expressed sincere gratitude to the Head of our state for the warm welcome, stressing the interest of US administration in boosting the bilateral relations, as well as the significance of initiatives by Uzbekistan’s leadership in resolving the conflict in the neighboring Afghanistan.

Prospects to enhance the Uzbek-American cooperation as well as other topics of mutual interest were discussed at the occasion.

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