US President Joe Biden sent a letter to the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. According to Forbes, in a letter sent on August 11, the US president invited the leader of Uzbekistan to participate in the meeting of US and theCentral Asian leaders in the CA5+1 format in New York within the framework of the UN General Assembly:
“Thank you for your leadership as we have worked to strengthen the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan.
“Over the last year, we have taken our collaboration to new heights – including strengthening our trade and investment ties, advancing our security cooperation, and working together to tackle regional challenges. The United States also steadfastly supports your efforts to implement political and economic reforms. Additionally, we were honored to welcome your daughter, Saida, to the White House earlier this year. Her advocacy and your bold determination to criminalize gender-based and domestic violence are commendable.”
“I look forward to the upcoming UN General Assembly, where we will make progress on the challenges that matter most in our peoples’ lives. I hope you will join me and our fellow leaders for a formal C5+1 meeting on September 19 or September 20 to discuss how we can all continue working together to advance our shared security, economic and environmental goals”, says the letter.