Trump, Uzbekistan president talk Afghanistan

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The country sits on Afghanistan's northern border and provides a crucial supply route for US forces.

The two presidents are expected to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

Trump greeted President Shavkat Mirziyoyev (Shuff-KAHT' Meer-zee-YOH'-yef) at the entrance to the West Wing, marking the start of his first visit to the White House.

Mr. Trump noted the historic partnership of the USA with Uzbekistan in the fight against terrorism. Kim has said he is open to that idea, but would want concessions from the U.S.as well.

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"We haven't been notified at all" about the threat, Trump said as he welcomed the president of Uzbekistan to the White House, before adding "We haven't seen anything".

The head of state thanked the American side for the long-term and fruitful cooperation and noted that as a result of talks with President Donald Trump, relations between the countries have risen to a new level. The two leaders are expected to discuss Afghanistan, trade and security cooperation.

Mr. Trump recognised the important role that Uzbekistan plays in regional economic development and praised its efforts to expand the development of trade and commercial ties with Afghanistan.

The two leaders condemned extremism and global terrorism, and vowed to strengthen cooperation against these common threats.

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