NEWS AND EVENTS
October 11, 2011
President of Uzbekistan meets US and German Special Representatives for Afghanistan and Pakistan
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman and Germany’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Michael Steiner at the Oqsaroy October 11. The guests arrived in Tashkent as part of American-German initiative on consolidation of international efforts aimed at supporting economic rehabilitation of Afghanistan.
Greeting the visitors, the head of our state stressed the importance and responsibility-intensive nature of their mission in working to establish peace and stability in Afghanistan.
In their turn, representatives of the United States and the Federal Republic conveyed gratitude to the leader of Uzbekistan for a welcome, acknowledging our country’s helping hand in addressing the Afghan crisis and providing assistance for socio-economic reconstruction in Afghanistan.
Participants of talks exchanged views on issues pertaining to the international community’s contribution to achieving national reconciliation in Afghanistan, along with furthering bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United States of America as well as the Federal Republic of Germany.