Jeenbekov and Putin discuss prospects of bilateral cooperation

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Bishkek, May 14, 2018 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov within the framework of a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council met with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The prospects of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Russia, as well as the implementation of joint projects within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union were discussed at the meeting, the Kyrgyz President's press service reported.

The Russian President welcoming Sooronbay Jeenbekov said that there is an opportunity to discuss all matters of mutual interest on the sidelines of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

He stressed the fact that trade between the countries is on the rise. “There are a number of traditional priority fields that are advancing quite steadily, I believe. Today, we have an opportunity to consider with our colleagues in an extended format ways of expanding our cooperation within this economic organisation, which, in my view, offers the necessary conditions for stepping up collaboration and ties,” Putin said.

Jeenebekov congratulated Putin on his official inauguration as President of the Russian Federation.

“It gives me great pleasure to be able to have a meeting with you and to discuss matters that are important for our countries. Under your leadership, Russia has achieved so much. It is with satisfaction that I note enhanced activity in our dialogue in almost all spheres of cooperation between our countries since the beginning of this year,” he said.

“For my part, I would like to reaffirm Kyrgyzstan’s unwavering commitment to enhancing multilateral cooperation with Russia, our strategic partner and main ally,” Jeenbekov said expressing gratitude for the warm welcome and hospitality.

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