Disarmament DiplomacyIssue No. 38, June 1999
US Aid for Uzbekistan Chemical Weapons Clean-UpOn 25 May, the United States pledged $32.2 million aid to the former Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan, partly to assist the country in dealing with the legacy of Soviet testing of chemical and biological weapons. The agreement was signed in Tashkent by Stephen Sestanovich of the US State Department and Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov.
Report: Uzbekistan, US agree on aid package, Associated Press, 25 May.
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