Lisa Curtis Meets with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for South and Central Asia Lisa Curtis met with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Tashkent on November 9, where they discussed the new South Asia strategy and bilateral cooperation.  DAP Curtis encouraged Uzbekistan’s recent progress on economic reform, fair labor practices, and improved regional relations.   They discussed the October 31 terror attack in New York City, and agreed to seek improved cooperation against common threats.  DAP Curtis stated that the United States is committed to working with the government of Uzbekistan and with partners across the region to secure peace and stability.