US presents equipment to Uzbekistan border troops
- Written by TCA
TASHKENT — U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum on April 20 presented 50 Toyota Hilux and Fortuner SUVs to the Border Troops of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan. The Deputy Commander of the Border Troops Col. Bakhtiyar Mansurov accepted the equipment on behalf of the Border Troops, with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs participating in the ceremony. The equipment was presented under the State Department-funded Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund (NDF). The vehicles are valued at $2.25 million and part of U.S. security assistance provided to Uzbekistan, the U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan said.