Uzbekistan will continue to support the transit of goods to Afghanistan

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotobasket Mirziyoev. Archival photoUzbekistan will continue to support the transit of goods to Afghanistan© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

The presidents of Uzbekistan and the United States Shavkat Mirziyoev and Donald trump at the meeting in Washington discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the projects aimed at stabilizing the situation in the country, reports on Thursday a press-service of the head of Uzbekistan.

Mirziyoev may 15 to 17, making his first official visit to the United States.

According to the press service, trump stressed the important role of Uzbekistan in regional economic processes and commended the efforts of the Republic to expand trade and economic ties with Afghanistan. «He expressed readiness to provide political and Advisory support in the implementation by Uzbekistan of rail and infrastructure projects in Afghanistan», — stated in the message.

«Mirziyoev the President assured that he will provide further support to the Northern distribution network, contributing to peace and stability in Afghanistan», — noted in press service.

Both leaders condemned the extremism and international terrorism and expressed a desire to increase cooperation in the fight against common threats. «They expressed their commitment to implementing agreements that will strengthen bilateral cooperation and regional security, and stressed the importance of strengthening ties in the defense sector through the implementation of first five-year Plan of military cooperation», — said the press service of Mirziyoyev.