Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Pentagon
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President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the United States Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis during his official visit to the United States.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan was solemnly met in Pentagon.
A guard of honor was lined up in honor of the highest-ranking guest. National anthems of the two countries have sounded.
The Head of the state, thanking the American side for the long-term and fruitful cooperation, noted that as a result of negotiations with President Donald Trump, relations between the two countries have risen to a new level.
Based on the principles of openness and good neighborliness in our foreign policy, the Defense doctrine of Uzbekistan was upgraded to further strengthen the sovereignty and independence of our country. The structure and tasks of military districts have been revised, military schools have been reformed. Uzbekistan is interested in sharing experience, military-technical cooperation, and interaction in defense and security with the United States of America, Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.
At the meeting, main attention was paid to security, military and military-technical cooperation. Current aspects of countering modern challenges and threats to security and stability in the region, as well as a peaceful settlement of the situation in Afghanistan, were discussed.