Kyrgyzstan announced its intention to continue strengthening strategic partnership with Russia

Date of publication: 1 March 2021

According to the Kyrgyz leader Sadyr Zhaparov, the republic will continue to strengthen strategic partnership and allied relations with Russia, TASS reports.

During a meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the politician pointed out that his first foreign visit as president of the republic proves the high level of bilateral relations between the countries. Zhaparov thanked Putin for his support and comprehensive assistance in resolving the political crisis.

According to him, the priority of the country’s foreign policy and economic course is cooperation with the EAEU, CIS, CSTO and SCO.

In addition, the Kyrgyz President expressed gratitude for his support during the difficult times associated with the pandemic. He noted the high efficiency and safety of the Russian vaccine, expressing the hope that a campaign to vaccinate the population will be launched in the near future. Japarov invited Putin to pay an official visit to Kyrgyzstan.

The Russian President, in turn, thanked. Zhaparov for maintaining the state status of the Russian language, stressing that it is important for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan as well, since it gives certain advantages in the labor market in Russia.

“For our part, we will do everything to realize the opportunity for the Kyrgyz to learn Russian in their homeland,” Putin promised, assuring that all the planned activities within the framework of the cross year of Russia and Kyrgyzstan will be implemented as the epidemiological situation stabilizes.

Between Moscow and Bishkek, not just warm and close relations have been built, but allied, privileged ties. In addition, Russia ranks first among the trade and economic partners of Kyrgyzstan, Putin said.

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