Trump calls Uzbek president, British PM on bilateral ties

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/12/20 9:06:04

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday made phone calls to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and British Prime Minister Theresa May respectively, with the aim to advancing bilateral ties with the two nations.

According to two separate announcements of the White House, Trump and Mirziyoyev discussed regional security and explored opportunities for improved cooperation. The two leaders also discussed Uzbekistan's role in Central Asia, including its support for Trump's South Asia strategy and United States efforts in Afghanistan.

In another call with May, the two leaders discussed new steps in forging peace in the Middle East, emphasizing the urgency of addressing the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.


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