Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan

Issued on: December 19, 2017

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan to discuss regional security and to explore opportunities for improved cooperation. President Trump and President Mirziyoyev discussed Uzbekistan’s role in Central Asia, including its support for President Trump’s South Asia strategy and United States efforts in Afghanistan. President Trump noted Uzbekistan’s reform efforts, which will set the conditions for increased trade and improved security against terrorist threats.