Bishkek, June 18 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed his condolences to the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier in connection with the death of the former Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the untimely death of the former Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the outstanding world-wide politician of Helmut Kohl.
Helmut Kohl led the Government of Germany in difficult times. He was a progressive historical figure, the memory of which will remain forever in our hearts as one of the leading politicians in Germany, who made a great contribution to the development of his country and united Europe.
On behalf of the people of the Kyrgyz Republic and on my own behalf, I express our deepest condolences and sincere sympathy.
We share the pain and bitterness of irreplaceable loss," says in the message.