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Senate approves US-Uzbekistan defense agreement on classified information protection
20 May 2024, 10:15

Senate approves US-Uzbekistan defense agreement on classified information protection

Senators approved a law ratifying the agreement on measures to protect classified military information between Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Defense and the US Department of Defense. The document covers the information exchange, receipt of gratuitous military-technical assistance, and other.

Uzbekistan intends to cooperate on critical raw materials with US and UK
2 May 2024, 13:30

Uzbekistan intends to cooperate on critical raw materials with US and UK

President of Uzbekistan highlighted the nation’s wealth of over 30 rare-earth metals to investors, noting ongoing negotiations for critical raw materials cooperation with the United States and the United Kingdom.

U.S. removes Uzbekistan from Intellectual Property Watch List
26 April 2024, 14:37

U.S. removes Uzbekistan from Intellectual Property Watch List

Uzbekistan was removed from the Intellectual Property Watch List “due to sustained progress” by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Uzbekistan had been on the list for 24 years, since 2000.

English Speaking Nation program trains 18,000 English teachers in Uzbekistan
22 April 2024, 12:01

English Speaking Nation program trains 18,000 English teachers in Uzbekistan

A four-year English Speaking Nation program, supported by the United States, concluded in Uzbekistan. More than 18,000 English teachers nationwide participated in the initiative.

President of Uzbekistan and Ministry of Defense discuss cooperation with U.S. delegates
28 March 2024, 15:09

President of Uzbekistan and Ministry of Defense discuss cooperation with U.S. delegates

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev welcomed the U.S. delegations led by Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House of Armed Services Committee, on March 27. Congressman also had a meeting with the Minister of Defense Bakhodir Kurbanov.

U.S. sanctions companies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
26 February 2024, 20:32

U.S. sanctions companies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

The U.S. Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions against several companies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for supplying goods to Russia evading restrictions.

Almost 120 Uzbekistani citizens deported from the U.S. following immigration violations
21 December 2023, 10:35

Almost 120 Uzbekistani citizens deported from the U.S. following immigration violations

Nearly 120 Uzbekistani citizens who tried to illegally enter the United States have been returned home. Most of the citizens attempted to cross the border through Mexico.

U.S. to stop accepting Uzbekistani citizens crossing Mexican border
20 November 2023, 14:51

U.S. to stop accepting Uzbekistani citizens crossing Mexican border

Uzbekistani nationals who attempt to illegally enter the United States through the border with Mexico will now not be allowed into the country of migration. Instead, they will be detained until their immigration case is resolved.

U.S. and Central Asian countries launch B5+1 business platform
16 November 2023, 18:30

U.S. and Central Asian countries launch B5+1 business platform

The U.S. and Central Asian countries are launching a public-private dialogue business platform — Business 5+1 — to strengthen the region’s economic cooperation with American companies.

U.S. reaffirms its support of Uzbekistan’s accession at WTO
9 November 2023, 14:23

U.S. reaffirms its support of Uzbekistan’s accession at WTO

The U.S. once again stated its support for Uzbekistan’s intention to become a member of the WTO, and welcomed the ongoing economic reforms. The countries intend to continue increasing and diversifying trade and investment.

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State will visit Uzbekistan
6 November 2023, 17:30

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State will visit Uzbekistan

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Donald Lu is expected to visit Uzbekistan this week and participate in the Strategic Partnership Dialogue between the two countries. He will also visit Kazakhstan and India.

US President receives Ambassador of Uzbeksitan
2 May 2023, 21:20

US President receives Ambassador of Uzbeksitan

The new Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States, Furkat Sidikov, presented his credentials to President Joe Biden.

US imposes new sanctions on Usmanov affiliated entities and citizens of Uzbekistan
13 April 2023, 18:23

US imposes new sanctions on Usmanov affiliated entities and citizens of Uzbekistan

The US imposed sanctions on Alisher Usmanov’s USM Holding and its affiliated companies, including Akhangarancement, Digital Invest, which holds a stake in Ucell and operates a labelling system in Uzbekistan. Additionally, several Uzbek citizens and natives have been subjected to these sanctions.

US imposes sanctions on Akhangarancement JSC and its shareholder
12 April 2023, 21:51

US imposes sanctions on Akhangarancement JSC and its shareholder

The US Treasury Department has sanctioned Uzbekistan’s Akhangarancement JSC and Alisher Usmanov-linked Akkermann Cement CA over concerns of potential sanction circumvention. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a license to wind down transactions with these companies until July 11.

The war could end today, if Putin decided so — Secretary of State
2 March 2023, 16:07

The war could end today, if Putin decided so — Secretary of State

Antony Blinken stated in Tashkent that war in Ukraine could be ended with one decision by Putin. He also shared his thoughts on what kind of peace could be considered just in this conflict and accused China of advancing Russian propaganda and supporting its interests in international organizations.

The stronger the collaboration among Central Asian countries, the stronger that market’s going to be — Antony Blinken
2 March 2023, 15:06

The stronger the collaboration among Central Asian countries, the stronger that market’s going to be — Antony Blinken

The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke on the need of diversifying trade and increasing cooperation among Central Asian countries. He also commended the work of governments of the region in preventing circumvention of sanctions against Russia.

Creating environment for free media is the best answer to propaganda — U.S. Secretary of State
2 March 2023, 13:08

Creating environment for free media is the best answer to propaganda — U.S. Secretary of State

The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to journalists in Tashkent and noted the need for an independent and open media environment to deal with foreign propaganda and misinformation. “Let people make up their minds about what’s right and wrong,” he said.

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