Bishkek, Dec. 14, 2017. /Kabar/. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Zheenbekov met today with Speaker of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Nurdinzhon Ismoilov as part of his official visit to Uzbekistan, the Kyrgyz President's press service reported.
Zheenbekov said that yesterday's meetings with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev were held at a high level and expressed satisfaction with the results of the talks.
"We have found common ground on many issues. 2017 was a turning point in the relations between the two countries, laid the foundation for a strategic partnership. We are also interested in deepening inter-parliamentary cooperation," President Sooronbai Zheenbekov said.
The head of state stressed that Kyrgyzstan was pleased to see the delegation of Uzbekistan as a guest at the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking countries (TurkPA) in Bishkek.
He stressed once again that the residents of the border areas of the two countries took the news about solving issues on the borders with tears of happiness. And the rest of the work will be continued.
"We managed to do the last year what was not solved for the last quarter of a century. Thanks to the political will of Almazbek Atambayev and Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the accumulated issues have been resolved. We with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev are keen to deepen relations not only at the highest level, but also between regions, ministries and departments of our countries," Zheenbekov said.
Speaker of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Nurdindzhon Ismoilov thanked President Sooronbai Zheenbekov for meeting with parliamentarians of Uzbekistan.
"We are waiting for our colleague of Toraga Zhogorku Kenesh of Kyrgyzstan Dastanbek Dzhumabekov to visit Uzbekistan. We are aimed at deepening inter-parliamentary cooperation, "Ismoilov said.