Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 122

Uzbek president Islam Karimov is currently paying a week-long working visit to the U.S. Karimov was received by President Bill Clinton at the White House June 25 and held talks June 25 and 26 with Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, Defense Secretary William Perry, CIA Director John Deutch, Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary, and other senior U.S. officials. The talks covered Uzbekistan’s reforms, Uzbek-U.S. relations, Central Asian security problems, CIS developments, and the Russian presidential election. According to White House statements, Clinton promised continued support for Uzbekistan’s independence, internal reforms, and links with the West.

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