17 mai 2018

Trump touts military ties in meeting with Uzbek president


May 16 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump said he's working to strengthen military ties with Uzbekistan as he welcomed President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Washington on Wednesday to discuss Afghanistan and trade. It was Mirziyoyev's first visit to the White House since his election in December 2016 after the death of Islam Karimov , the country's authoritarian leader of 27 years. The two were expected to talk about the war in Afghanistan, which shares a small border with Uzbekistan. That border serves [...]