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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Uzbekistan

by January 26, 2020 Legal

Uzbek media reported with reference to the press service of the Foreign Ministry of the USA.

The visit will be part of the Secretary of State’s tour to the UK, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

In Tashkent, the Uzbek capital, Michael Pompeo will meet with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov.

He will also attend Central Asia – USA (C5+1) format Ministerial meeting with the participation of FMs of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

Michael Pompeo will confirm U.S. support for the countries of the region in accordance with the new U.S. strategy for Central Asia, the report said.

Pompeo’s visit to Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Cyprus was scheduled for Jan 3-7, but was postponed due to the tensions in the Middle East.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency