First Deputy Foreign Minister Furqat Sidiqov hosted the US Ambassador Jonathan David Henick, the Foreign Ministry reported. The parties reportedly reviewed the state and the ways to further advance the Uzbek-American ties of strategic partnership and reiterated their readiness to continue an active and constructive political dialogue.
At the meeting, the organizational and thematic aspects of the planned events were discussed, including the next meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue between Uzbekistan and the United States.
Proposals for building up ties in the areas of trade, investment, innovation, agriculture and energy were considered.
The US Ambassador told about the commitment of the US Administration to continue providing financial and technical assistance to Uzbekistan and all possible assistance in the fight against the pandemic.
The sides focused on the regional cooperation, in particular, within the framework of the C5+1 format and exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan.
In the meeting was also present the Mission Director of the USAID in Uzbekistan Mikaela Meredith.