Bishkek, Sept. 5, 2017 / Kabar /. "People of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan was waiting for our visit, Shavkat Miromonovich, for 25 years," Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said during a meeting in a narrow format with Uzbek leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who arrived in Bishkek for a state visit.
The Kyrgyz President said that this is in fact a historic event for the peoples of the two countries.
"In fact, this visit opens a new era and an era for the relations of our fraternal countries. I'm very glad to see you all. I am grateful that you accepted my invitation and arrived. You are welcome," Atambayev said.