The head of the US Central Command, General Tommy Franks, who carries out general guidance of the US military operation against Afghanistan, on Tuesday will arrive in Tashkent to conduct negotiations with the Defence and Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan. This was reported by the NBC television company, which said General Tommy Franks would possibly also meet Uzbek President Islam Karimov. On Monday the General he conducted negotiations with Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad.
Putin's Annual Address to the Federal Assembly is scheduled for September 30. Kremlin sources say it will become even more historic and globally important than his 2014 speech