February 20, 2013
Meeting at the Oqsaroy February 19 with a delegation of Congress of the United States of America
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met at the Oqsaroy February 19 with a delegation of Congress of the United States of America comprising Dana Rohrabacher, Chairman of Subcommittee for Europe and Eurasia of the House of Representatives, along with congressmen Paul Cook, Ted Poe and Brian Higgins. The American lawmakers are in Tashkent within the framework of regular contacts between legislators of the two nations.

Greeting the delegation from the United States Congress, the head of our state pointed out that an auspicious bilateral agenda has by this time been elaborated with joint efforts of our two countries, covering political, trade-economic and other spheres and designed to address common objectives with an eye to national interests. Stressing the shared interest in bolstering the longer-term Uzbek-American ties both at the interstate level and between business circles, the sides exchanged views on priority areas of interaction, notably the mutually advantageous investment projects with cashing in cutting-edge technologies and available resources.

The congressmen expressed gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for a warm welcome and the opportunity to discuss major bilateral and international issues in constructive manner.

It has been said that the enhancement of longer-run and steady partnership relations suits the genuine interests of our two nations.

The guests noted also that the United States highly appreciates Uzbekistan’s assistance in the socio-economic reconstruction of Afghanistan and the establishment of peace and stability in that country. (Source: Press service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan).

US Congress delegation pays visit to Uzbekistan

A delegation of the House of Representatives of the US Congress led by chairperson of subcommittee for Europe Eurasia, and Emerging Threats . Dana Rohrabacher visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan on 19 February 2013. The delegation, which arrived in Tashkent to hold bilateral meetings and negotiations, also includes Congressman Paul Cook, Ted Poe, and Brian Higgins. The Uzbek ministry said that the sides discussed current state and perspectives of further expansion of bilateral relations.

It was said that the level of cooperation between legislative powers of two countries impact to dynamically developing the Uzbek-US dialogue.

The sides exchanged opinion on actual international and regional issues.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America George Krol participated at the event. (Source: UzDaily.com).


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