Abdusalom Azizov receives US military delegation

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan Abdusalom Azizov received the US military delegation led by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia, Colin Jackson.

The delegation visits Uzbekistan to discuss current state and prospects of military cooperation between the defense ministries of the two countries.

According to the Press Service of the Ministry of Defense, the sides exchanged views on resolving the situation in Afghanistan, combating international terrorism and stable peacekeeping in the region.

“For us, the United States is a reliable, time-tested partner, with whom the relations of friendship, cooperation and mutual support have become permanent, dynamic. Undoubtedly, the presence of close cooperation with a country that has the most powerful army, has a positive effect on increasing the combat readiness and combat capability of our army,” Abdusalom Azizov said at the meeting.

Uzbekistan and the US has been implementing measures directed at sharing experience on a wide range of issues related to the support of the activities of the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan.

After the meeting with the head of the defense department of Uzbekistan, the US delegation visited the Armed Forces Academy.

The guests became familiar with the thematic class on the US Army and highly appreciated conditions created for cadets.

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