President of Uzbekistan holds telephone conversation with US State Secretary
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, June 18 /Trend, D.Azizov /
Uzbekistan Islam Karimov held a telephone conversation with US State Secretary Hillary Clinton on 17 June to discuss tragic events in the city of Osh and Jalalabad region of Kyrgyzstan in the recent days, Uzbekistan national news agency UzA reported.
The US State Secretary was informed on the situation in the south of Kyrgyzstan and in the refugee camps on the territory of Uzbekistan, in areas bordering Kyrgyzstan.
A huge work has been carried out to accept refugees from Kyrgyz south, to place them, provide medical assistance to those who need it, create necessary living conditions, organize provision of food, as well as help required to the refugee camps, it was said.
The sides also exchanged opinions on the ways of solving the complex situation and, in the first place, the soonest stabilization of the situation in Kyrgyzstan.
It was stated that the issues of providing direct aid to refugees and humanitarian assistance to the population of the areas affected by conflict, as well as issues of the soonest stabilization of situation in the south and in the whole of Kyrgyzstan remain in the center of attention of the United States.