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Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns’ Press Interview in Tashkent

Good afternoon.  I’m very pleased to be back in Tashkent at an important moment for Uzbekistan and Central Asia. I look forward to seeing President Karimov again later today, and I had a productive meeting with Foreign Minister Kamilov this morning.  We continued the very useful exchange we began in Washington last December during our ...
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Inaugural U.S.-Uzbekistan Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation is Held in Tashkent

The inaugural U.S.-Uzbekistan Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation will be held May 5-7, 2014 in Tashkent.  This is in furtherance of the 2010 U.S.-Uzbekistan Science and Technology Agreement, signed by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov.  Approximately 30 U.S. scientists, university researchers, and representatives from ...
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Painting of the Ambassadors

The “Painting of the Ambassadors,” found by accident in 1965, is currently housed in the Afrosiyob Museum. This masterpiece of Sogd art, which dates back to the 7th century, is well known throughout the world. Unfortunately, due to its age, this masterpiece is in danger of disintegrating. Because of its current state of deterioration, it ...
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