The Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the Ambassador of the USA to the Republic of Uzbekistan Pamela Spratlen. During the meeting, two sides discussed the current state and prospects of cooperation between Uzbekistan and United States, as well as the socio-economic and socio-political reforms in the country. P.Spratlen highly appraised the efforts of Uzbek leadership aimed at implementing comprehensive reforms within the country and promoting a pragmatic, proactive and constructive foreign policy.
About the state of Uzbek-American relations P.Spratlen stressed that the US is interested in strengthening independence and sovereignty of the Republic of Uzbekistan, rendering its support in improving economy, business climate and international image.
The US Ambassador highly appreciated contribution of Uzbekistan to improving economy and restoring infrastructure of Afghanistan and promoting by Tashkent an idea of solving the Afghan problem through diplomacy and peace talks.