Department of State News: Uzbekistan Independence Day

Washington DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State released the following statement:

On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I would like to extend my best wishes to the people of Uzbekistan as you celebrate the 28th anniversary of your independence on September 1st.

Over the past 28 years, the United States has worked with you on shared priorities including regional stability, security, and mutual prosperity.  Our partnership has grown stronger each year, and we look forward to deepening our cooperation over the coming year in support of Uzbekistan’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity.

We send our best wishes to the people of Uzbekistan on this special day.