US builds contacts with Uzbekistan

US builds contacts with Uzbekistan

US President Donald J. Trump spoke with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday to discuss regional security and to explore opportunities for improved cooperation, the White House press service reported.

"President Trump and President Mirziyoyev discussed Uzbekistan’s role in Central Asia, including its support for President Trump’s South Asia strategy and United States efforts in Afghanistan," the readout says.

During the talks, US President noted Uzbekistan’s reform efforts, which will set the conditions for increased trade and improved security against terrorist threats.