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UZBEK AND INDIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS DISCUSSED REGIONAL SECURITY ISSUES

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16:51 18.09.2001
text: Caspian news agency
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Abdulaziz Kamilov, Uzbek Foreign Minister, met with his Indian counterpart Omar Abdulla in Tashkent on Monday, September 17, press service of Uzbek Foreign Ministry informed.

During the meeting principal attention was paid to the regional security in light of recent terrorist acts in the US and international situation around Afghanistan concerning these events. The ways of expanding cooperation between the two states were also discussed. It is noteworthy that both Uzbekistan and India expressed readiness to render the US assistance in return struggle against terrorists, especially Usama bin Laden - the central suspect, who hides in Afghanistan, on the territory controlled by the Taliban movement.