Bishkek, June 4 / Kabar /. Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Chynybai Tursunbekov met in St . Petersburg on Saturday with the Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Chairwoman of the Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS member states Valentina Matvienko. The meeting took place in the framework of the participation of Tursunbekov in the XXI Petersburg International Economic Forum at the invitation of Matvienko, the press service of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan reported.
During the meeting, the sides discussed a wide range of issues, including the inter-parliamentary partnership between Kyrgyzstan and Russia as a whole, as well as within the IPA CIS. Participants also exchanged views on the current state of bilateral relations.