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Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and DFC CEO Adam Boehler Travel to Pakistan, Qatar, and Uzbekistan

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note June 28, 2020 U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad departed on June 28 for travel to Doha, Islamabad, and Tashkent. At all three locations, Ambassador Khalilzad will urge support for all Afghans to meet their remaining commitments ahead of intra-Afghan negotiations, specifically reduced violence and ...
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COVID-19 Information

(Updated June 25, 2020) Dear Travelers:   Thank you for taking the initiative in your search for a flight departing Uzbekistan. We understand that Uzbek Airlines has two flights from Tashkent to New York, NY (JFK Airport): the first on Friday, June 26; the second on Sunday, June, 28.  Both flights are scheduled to depart at 6:45 am. Ticket prices are 733 USD for economy and 1708 USD ...
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United States and Ministry of Public Education Partner with Sesame Workshop to Help Children Understand COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, the United States through USAID and in partnership with the Ministry of Public Education is working with the Sesame Workshop, the makers of Sesame Street, to distribute important health and safety public service announcements in Uzbekistan. Sesame Workshop’s COVID-19 media content package, “Caring For Each Other,” was specifically developed to address the ...
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2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Uzbekistan

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of religion or belief and separation of government and religion. A religious freedom “roadmap” approved by parliament in 2018 to implement all 12 of the recommendations of UN Special Rapporteur on Religion or Belief Ahmed Shaheed simplified rules for registering religious organizations and their reporting requirements, but the ...
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Statement by Ambassador Rosenblum on Protests in the United States over Racial Discrimination and Police Violence

George Floyd’s death was a grave tragedy, and we grieve for his family and for his community. One police officer has been charged with murder and three others with aiding and abetting murder, and they will be tried in a court of law. The massive demonstrations we have seen over the past two weeks show ...
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