Bishkek, Apr. 24, 2018 / Kabar /. A special format for interstate relations - a strategic partnership has been established between Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Russian Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Andrei Krutko said in his message, which was read out by the first secretary of the embassy Viktor Kharchenko at the international expert platform to discuss issues of opposition to religious radicalism.
In his message the ambassador said that the format of strategic partnership is realized by the withdrawal of ties between states to a higher and qualitative level in the problem areas related to ensuring sovereignty and national security, requiring constant attention and joint solution.
"One of the factors ensuring stable multilateral ties between the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic and in general the sustainable development of the Central Asian region is the maintenance of the necessary level of security for the citizen and society, without which the forward movement, implementation of any large-scale integration projects is simply impossible," the message said.
It also said that to date, the real threats to peace, stability and interethnic harmony require equal interest of both sides in preserving and enhancing the traditions of good-neighborliness, mutual assistance and support for the practical implementation of the principles of people's diplomacy.
"I would like to support the joint efforts of the People’s Assembly of Russia and the People’s Assembly of Kyrgyzstan, which have undertaken a responsible and very difficult mission - to discuss the positive practices of confronting the world's evil in the current turbulent international situation. The proposed topic of the discussion reaffirms that a special format of interstate relations - a strategic partnership has been established between the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic, " the ambassador said.
He also noted that the discussion coincided with the event in Beijing, where the summit of foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member countries is taking place, where the international security issues will also be considered.