Issues of military cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United States and also problems of regional security will be discussed in Tashkent by General Tommy Franks, Commander-in-Chief, US Central Command, who arrived on Monday in the Uzbek capital. The American general intends to hold a number of meetings and consultations with Uzbek President Islam Karimov, Defence Minister Kadyr Gulyamov, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and with other high-ranking civil and military officials. This is already the second visit by the head of the US Central Command to Uzbekistan this year. The first visit took place on May 18-20.
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