The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  Secretary Pompeo thanked President Mirziyoyev for his leadership in forging a closer, strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan and for advancing a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan.  Secretary Pompeo underscored the United States’ strong support for Uzbekistan’s reforms, as well as its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, noting the provision of almost $100 million through U.S. assistance programs designed to support President Mirziyoyev’s reform agenda.

 

U.S. Department of State

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