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Uzbekistan|politics|September 1, 2021 / 04:37 PM
U.S. looks forward to strengthening strategic partnership with Uzbekistan - Secretary Blinken

AKIPRESS.COM - The United States looks forward to strengthening strategic partnership with Uzbekistan and advancing shared goals, including in bolstering regional security and stability, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said in his congratulatory message on occasion of the 30th anniversary of Uzbekistan's independence.

The United States greatly appreciates Uzbekistan’s focus on regional connectivity, especially in support of economic prosperity and growth across Central and South Asia, Secretary Blinken said.

"We support Uzbekistan’s continued pursuit of bold reforms, including those in support of fundamental freedoms. We were also pleased to provide 3 million doses of vaccine to Uzbekistan through the COVAX facility, and we will continue to support Uzbekistan as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic," Secretary Blinken said.

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