Breaking news http://kabar.kg/eng/rss/ President Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:50:23 +0600 Kabar.kg 60 President Atambayev instructs to take preventive measures to ensure people's safety from emergencies Bishkek, April 21 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met on Friday with Minister of Emergency Situations of the country Kubatbek Boronov, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, President Atambayev was informed about the implementation of preventive measures to protect against emergencies in certain regions, caused by the intensity of precipitation. The minister reported that in connection with threats that arose as a result of the rise of the water level in the Kara-Unkur and Kok-Art Rivers, he inspected the course of bank protection works in the these areas.

Boronov said that rapid response headquarters are established everywhere in the republic, and the units of the Ministry for Emergency Situations jointly with local authorities take the necessary measures to prevent emerging threats.

President Almazbek Atambayev instructed the Ministry of Emergencies to take exhaustive preventive measures to ensure people's safety. He stressed that the Ministry should strengthen monitoring and forecasting for timely taking measures to prevent emergencies and avoid risks of flooding of residential areas.

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:44:57 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-instructs-to-take-preventive-measures-to-ensure-peoples-safety-from-emergencies/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-instructs-to-take-preventive-measures-to-ensure-peoples-safety-from-emergencies/
President Atambayev meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Bishkek, April 19 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev met with Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in the country for official visit, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, topical issues of Kyrgyz-Iranian relations were discussed in areas of mutual interest. In particular, the sides emphasized the importance of further developing the political dialogue, the need to implement concrete practical steps for cooperation in the banking sector, in the field of infrastructure and construction, investment and trade.

The sides also stressed that the mutual exchange of visits at the highest level and the subsequent intensification of bilateral contacts testifies a qualitatively new phase of the relationship between Kyrgyzstan and Iran and opens up opportunities for the full realization of their potential.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:34:50 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-meets-with-visiting-iranian-foreign-minister/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-meets-with-visiting-iranian-foreign-minister/
Kyrgyz President signs a decision on preparation of long-term development strategy until 2040 Bishkek, April 18 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev signed a decision on preliminary results of the implementation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development for 2013-2017 and the preparation of a long-term development strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic until 2040, the President’s press service reported.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:03:56 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-signs-a-decision-on-preparation-of-long-term-development-strategy-until-2040/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-signs-a-decision-on-preparation-of-long-term-development-strategy-until-2040/
Almazbek Atambayev meets with State Minister for Foreign Affairs of India Bishkek, April 17 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met today with State Minister of Foreign Affairs of India Mushabar Javad Akbar, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, the sides discussed the plans to organize an international conference in Kyrgyzstan with the participation of the leaders of the Muslim clergy. The agreement on its holding was reached during the negotiations of Atambayev with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the framework of the state visit of the Kyrgyz President to India.

President Atambayev noted that the conference should be an effective platform for exchanging views on issues of development of Islam, countering religious extremism and radicalization and may become a turning point in the development of modern Islam.

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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:20:16 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-meets-with-state-minister-for-foreign-affairs-of-india/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-meets-with-state-minister-for-foreign-affairs-of-india/
Atambayev meets with Putin Bishkek, April 14 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev met on Friday in Bishkek with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, who arrived in the country to attend the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and an informal meeting of heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states.

During the meeting, topical issues of Kyrgyz-Russian cooperation were discussed.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 19:41:58 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-meets-with-putin/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-meets-with-putin/
Atambayev officially opens the meeting of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council Bishkek, April 14 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev officially opened the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which is being held today in Bishkek at the Ala-Archa state residence.

"I take this opportunity to thank all heads of states for supporting our chairmanship and for coming to the meeting. And you probably got acquainted with the priority of creating the best conditions for doing business. Today we have a wide range of issues on the agenda. I hope we will quickly work through them," Atambayev said.

The meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is attended by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russian President Vladimir Putin, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev and Moldovan President Igor Dodon.

Moldova requests to receive observer status in the EEU.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:07:25 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-officially-opens-the-meeting-of-supreme-eurasian-economic-council/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-officially-opens-the-meeting-of-supreme-eurasian-economic-council/
President of Kyrgyzstan dissolves some local councils and appoints early elections Bishkek, April 14 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree on the dissolution of several local councils and the appointment of early elections, the President’s press service reported.

By the decree President Atambayev dissolved several local councils in Batken, Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Naryn, Osh, Talas and Chui oblasts.

The early elections are set for Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The Central Commission for Elections of the Kyrgyz Republic is instructed to organize early elections to the above-mentioned representative body of local self-government in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:18:10 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-of-kyrgyzstan-dissolves-jalal-abad-city-council-and-appoints-early-elections/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-of-kyrgyzstan-dissolves-jalal-abad-city-council-and-appoints-early-elections/
Atambayev meets with Moldovan President Igor Dodon Bishkek, April 14 / Kabar/. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev met on Thursday evening with President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon, who arrived in Bishkek to participate in the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, chaired by the Kyrgyz Republic, the Kyrgyz President's press service reported.

During the meeting, the two presidents discussed the issues related to the development of bilateral cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Moldova and emphasized the the importance of activating bilateral contacts at different levels.

President of Moldova Igor Dodon thanked President Almazbek Atambaev for the invitation to visit Kyrgyzstan, noting the traditionally friendly relations between the two countries.

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:00:49 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-meets-with-moldovan-president-igor-dodon/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-meets-with-moldovan-president-igor-dodon/
Atambayev and Sargsyan discuss agenda of forthcoming meeting of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council Bishkek, April 13 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev received today Chairman of the Board of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan, the President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, President Atambayev was informed about the ongoing preparations for tomorrow’s meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will be held in Bishkek under the chairmanship of Kyrgyzstan.

Almazbek Atambayev and Tigran Sargsyan discussed the agenda of the forthcoming meeting, where the Heads of the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union will discuss topical issues of further economic cooperation within the framework of the association, as well as key aspects of international cooperation.

They also discussed plans of the Eurasian Economic Union's activities for this year were in the context of the proposal of President Almazbek Atambayev to create in 2017 the best conditions for business development in the Eurasian space.

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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:09:45 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-and-sargsyan-discuss-agenda-of-forthcoming-meeting-of-supreme-eurasian-economic-council/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-and-sargsyan-discuss-agenda-of-forthcoming-meeting-of-supreme-eurasian-economic-council/
Kasymaliev informs Atambayev about improving efficiency of budget processes Bishkek, April 12 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev today, April 12, received Minister of Finance Adylbek Kasymaliev, the President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, issues of execution of the republican budget for the current year, key areas of the current budget policy, as well as measures to strengthen the revenue side of the state treasury were discussed.

Adylbek Kasymaliev told the President about the ongoing work to improve the efficiency of budget processes and ensure transparency in the use of public funds.

President Almazbek Atambaev stressed the importance of effective implementation of measures to further improve the predictability of fiscal policy, ensure a balanced budget and improve fiscal policy in order to increase the pace of sustainable growth of the national economy. The head of state also drew the minister's attention to the need to timely solve problems in the sphere of social security of the population.

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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:59:06 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kasymaliev-informs-atambayev-about-improving-efficiency-of-budget-processes/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kasymaliev-informs-atambayev-about-improving-efficiency-of-budget-processes/
President Atambayev instructs to reduce credit interest rates Bishkek, April 11 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met today with chairman of the National Bank of the republic Tolkunbek Abdygulov the President’s press service reported.

Tolkunbek Abdygulov told the President about the measures taken by the National Bank to assist in development of economy of the country and to reduce credit interest rates.

«Since the beginning of the year, the total amount of funds proposed by the National Bank for financing of projects in industry, agriculture, trade, construction, tourism, transport and communications, as well as in the services sector amounted to 3 billion soms. The maximum rate on these loans made 12 %," Tolkunbek Abdygulov said.

President Atambayev emphasized the need to take measures to reduce interest rates and provide the economy with affordable resources to promote long-term economic growth of the country.

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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:30:13 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-instructs-to-reduce-credit-interest-rates/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-instructs-to-reduce-credit-interest-rates/
Atambayev expresses condolences to President of Egypt in connection with terrorist acts Bishkek, April 11 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed his condolences to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in connection with the numerous victims of the terrorist act in two churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

"With deep sorrow, I perceived the news of numerous victims as a result of the terrorist act in two churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Kyrgyzstan strongly condemns this inhuman act of violence and emphasizes the importance of consolidating the efforts of the world community to counter terrorism.

On behalf of the people of Kyrgyzstan and on my own behalf, I ask you to convey the words of support to the relatives and friends of the deceased and wishes for the speedy recovery of all the victims," says in the condolence message of the Kyrgyz President.

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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:21:08 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-expresses-condolences-to-president-of-egypt-in-connection-with-terrorist-acts/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/atambayev-expresses-condolences-to-president-of-egypt-in-connection-with-terrorist-acts/
Kyrgyzstan and Laos establish visa-free regime for holders of diplomatic passports Bishkek, April 10 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev signed the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic on the establishment of a visa-free regime for holders of diplomatic and official / service passports signed on September 24, 2016 in New York City", the Kyrgyz President’s press service reports.

The law was adopted by the Kyrgyz Parliament on March 2, 2017.

The agreement provides for holders of valid diplomatic and official / service passports to be exempted from visa requirements for entry, exit, transit and stay in the territory of the state of the other Party up to 30 (thirty) days from the date of entry.

Ratification of this Agreement will facilitate mutual visits of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Lao People's Democratic Republic, holders of diplomatic and official / service passports, and expand the bilateral legal framework between the two countries that will further develop political, economic and consular relations.

The law enters into force after ten days from the day of its official publication.

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:13:31 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyzstan-and-laos-establish-visa-free-regime-for-holders-of-diplomatic-passports/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyzstan-and-laos-establish-visa-free-regime-for-holders-of-diplomatic-passports/
Kyrgyzstan ratifies agreement with Switzerland on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic passports Bishkek, April 10 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev signed the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Swiss Federal Council on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic passports signed on September 20, 2016 in the city of New York", the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

The law was adopted by the Kyrgyz Parliament on March 2, 2017.

The agreement provides for holders of valid national diplomatic passports exemption from visa requirements for entry, exit, transit and stay in the territory of the other Party for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days during a period of one hundred and eighty (180) days.

Ratification of this Agreement will facilitate mutual visits of holders of diplomatic national passports of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Swiss Confederation, expand the bilateral legal framework between the two countries and will promote the further development of political, economic and consular relations.

The law enters into force after ten days from the day of its official publication.

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:29:50 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyzstan-ratifies-agreement-with-switzerland-on-mutual-visa-exemption-for-holders-of-diplomatic-passports/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyzstan-ratifies-agreement-with-switzerland-on-mutual-visa-exemption-for-holders-of-diplomatic-passports/
Kyrgyz President is informed about state of national security and measures to strengthen it Bishkek, April 10 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev received today Secretary of the Security Council of the country Temir Dzhumakadyrov, the press service of the president reported.

During the meeting, the Kyrgyz leader was informed about the state of national security and the measures taken to its further strengthening.

Temir Dzhumakadyrov also reported on the results of his participation in the 12th meeting of the Secretaries of Security Councils of the SCO member states, including bilateral talks with the heads of delegations of the countries that are key partners of Kyrgyzstan in the sphere of regional security.

President Almazbek Atambayev stressed the need to intensify the whole package of measures to ensure national security, as well as the importance of strengthening cooperation with key foreign partners to effectively meet new challenges and threats.

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:07:34 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-is-informed-about-state-of-national-security-and-measures-to-strengthen-it/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-is-informed-about-state-of-national-security-and-measures-to-strengthen-it/
Almazbek Atambayev lays flowers at Monument to memory of those killed for freedom Bishkek, April 7 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev today, April 7, honored the memory of the heroes of the people's April Revolution, by laying flowers at the Monument of Memory for the Freedom of the People during the Aksy events of 2002 and April events of 2010, located in Bishkek, the President’s press service reported.

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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:28:18 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-laid-flowers-at-monument-to-memory-of-those-killed-for-freedom/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-laid-flowers-at-monument-to-memory-of-those-killed-for-freedom/
President Atambayev's address on April Revolution Day Bishkek, April 7 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev addressed Kyrgyz citizens on the occasion of the April Revolution Day.

He said that seven years ago, on April 7, 2010 the fate of Kyrgyzstan was decided. “On this day, the long-standing confrontation of the people and family-clan regimes, which brought the country to the catastrophe was finished. On this day that our proud people opened the way to freedom, justice and restored faith in a better future,” President Atambayev said in his address.

Atambayev stressed with pity that the price of the victory of the people was incredibly high, when 86 of people died.

“April 7, 2010 is one of the most tragic, but at the same time very important days in the history of our country,” he said and proposed to mark this day not as a day of sorrow, but as a national holiday.

Atambayev said that today we can firmly say: The April Revolution saved the country from economic collapse and spiritual impoverishment. The April revolution opened the way to the revival of Kyrgyzstan!

“I believe that no matter how much time passes, these events will never be forgotten. On the contrary, at all times the feat of our heroes, who died for the bright future of our country, will become an example of selfless service to our country, people and will inspire a new generation,” he said.

President Atambayev also stressed that thanks to the heroism of these heroes, Kyrgyzstan is changing for the better and developing.

“After April 7, long-awaited peace and stability came to our land. I am sure that the absolute majority of our citizens value this, and we need history lessons primarily to strengthen public, political, and civil accord.

After April 7, we built a solid foundation for Kyrgyz statehood, independent Kyrgyzstan has embarked on a path of development.

After April 7, the revival of ancient history, unique culture and tradition of the Kyrgyz people began,” the address says.

At the end of his address the Kyrgyz leader congratulated on the National holiday and wished everybody good health, long life and happiness.

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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:22:28 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-made-an-address-on-the-occasion-of-april-revolution-day/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-made-an-address-on-the-occasion-of-april-revolution-day/
President Atambayev visits Ata-Beyit memorial complex Bishkek, April 7 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev visited the Ata-Bayit memorial complex and honored the memory of victims of the people’s revolution of April 7, 2010.

Then the head of state, members of the government, deputies of the parliament and relatives of the victims laid flowers to the monumental plaque at the graves of the victims.

Mufti of Kyrgyzstan Maksat azhy Toktomushev read a memorial prayer.

7 years ago the People's Revolution took place on April 7. Several dozens were killed and a huge number of citizens were injured.

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CEC should ensure competitive conditions and fair elections: Kyrgyz president Bishkek, April 6 / Kabar /. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev received today chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Nurzhan Shaildabekova, the president’s press service reported.

During the meeting, President Atambayev was informed about the measures taken to improve the electoral system of the country, as well as the elimination of shortcomings and omissions registered during the election processes last year. Nurzhan Shaildabekova said that, having studied previous experience, the CEC takes effective measures to further improve the quality of organization and holding elections using modern technologies.

President Almazbek Atambayev emphasized the importance of implementing measures to further improve the country's electoral system and said that the Central Election Commission should take all necessary measures to ensure competitive conditions and conduct fair elections.

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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:12:44 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/cec-should-take-all-measures-to-ensure-competitive-conditions-and-fair-elections-kyrgyz-president/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/cec-should-take-all-measures-to-ensure-competitive-conditions-and-fair-elections-kyrgyz-president/
President Atambayev will pay state visit to Russia Bishkek, April 5 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev will pay a state visit to Moscow.

The press service of the President's Office reported that the visit will take place in June. Preparation for the state visit has already begun.

The day before Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdildayev met in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, where they also discussed the visit.

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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:56:23 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-will-pay-a-state-visit-to-russia/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-will-pay-a-state-visit-to-russia/
Kyrgyz President instructs Prosecutor General to study illegal enrichment of some officials Bishkek, April 5 / Kabar /. Today, on April 5, 2017, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev received Prosecutor General of the country Indira Djoldubaeva, the press service of the President reported.

During the meeting, President Atambayev handed over to the Prosecutor General the documents proving that in January 2003 he sold his stake in an industrial enterprise in the city of Izmir to a Turkish businessman for 45 billion then Turkish lira, or about $ 35 million. The information on the deal was published in the relevant newsletter of the Republic of Turkey on January 31, 2003.

Thus, these materials once again prove that Tekebayev's statement that the Atambayev’s money appeared only after 2010 is a slander.

At the same time Atambayev said that opposition leader Tekebayev as well as some of his party members and members of the Provisional Government should also provide information about the sources of the multimillion-dollar property that they had and their close relatives after the revolution on April 7, 2010.

Atambayev also said that parents and children of those killed on April 7, 2010, citizens who were seriously wounded demand this. “This is required by the public of the country! The Prosecutor General's Office should at last recall the relevant articles of the Criminal Code on illegal enrichment," he said.

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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:52:23 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-instructs-prosecutor-general-to-study-illegal-enrichment-of-some-officials/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-instructs-prosecutor-general-to-study-illegal-enrichment-of-some-officials/
President Atambayev sends condolences to Russian President Bishkek, April 3 /Kabar/. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed his condolences to President of Russia, Vladimir Putin on the tragic explosion in Saint Petersburg metro station, which took innocent lives and left many injured, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reports.

"With a feeling of deep sorrow, I heard the news of human casualties as a result of the explosions in the subway of St. Petersburg. The Kyrgyz Republic condemns this inhuman act aimed at peaceful and innocent citizens. On behalf of the people of the Kyrgyz Republic and on my own behalf, I express my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the deceased, and wish the speedy recovery to all the victims," the telegram of condolences of the head of state said.

According to preliminary data, 11 people died in the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro. 51 injured were reported.

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Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:23:28 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-sends-condolences-to-russian-president/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-sends-condolences-to-russian-president/
President of Kyrgyzstan about his successor Bishkek, April 3 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev today at the fifth meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kyrgyz Republic told who his successor is.

He said that, wherever he go, with whom he meet, everyone ask him who is his successor. "Both Merkel and Putin asked me about this. Some politicians, journalists write articles that I cannot find a successor who will protect me. I want to say that I'm afraid of only God and that's all. I need a successor who will protect me, I need a successor who will preserve our national and cultural values ​​and protect our people. All citizens are my successors. Each of us, every Kyrgyz citizen is the successor of our ancestors. Who will be the next president - the election will show. I do not know who will be the next president of Kyrgyzstan. My task is to hold fair and open elections," Atambayev said.

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Atambayev: "The implementation of National Strategy for Sustainable Development made it possible to re-build a strong foundation of statehood" Bishkek, April 3 / Kabar /. The implementation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development (NSSD) allowed to actually build a new the solid foundation of Kyrgyz statehood after a very complicated transit period, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said during the fifth meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kyrgyz Republic.

He said that today's meeting is very important. "When the National Council for Sustainable Development was just created, many politicians were against it. Moreover, they unanimously noted that this is unnecessary. This was the time when the country, tormented by authoritarian rule and experienced the second revolution. And then the main thing for us was to restore stability in society, the state, to restore the faith of people, citizens of Kyrgyzstan for a better life. The main thing was to restore people's belief that we can live in a normal country, with normally functioning political and state institutions, a country without corruption, without judicial arbitrariness, a country with fair elections, "Atambayev said.

He said that, this was a strategy for restoring Kyrgyz statehood, a program to restore people's hope for a better life, faith in their people and their future.

"The implementation of this strategy, all our work in recent years has allowed us to actually build a new solid foundation of Kyrgyz statehood after a very complicated transit period," the Kyrgyz President said.

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President Atambayev taking part in the 5th meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, April 3 / Kabar /. President Almazbek Atambayev is taking part in the 5th meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kyrgyz Republic.

One issue will be on the agenda: preliminary results of the implementation of the National Sustainable Development Strategy for 2013-2017 and preparation of the long-term development strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic for the period until 2040.

The meeting is attended by President Almazbek Atambayev, Prime Minister Sooronbai Zheenbekov and Speaker of Kyrgyz Parliament Chynybai Tursunbekov, heads of all ministries and departments, leaders of factions. Ambassadors in Kyrgyzstan are invited as guests.

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President discusses religious situation with chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia Bishkek, April 1 / Kabar /. Today President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev received chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported.

During the meeting, the issues of further cooperation between the Spiritual Management of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan and the Council of Muftis of Russia were discussed.

Atambayev and Gaynutdin discussed the development trends of the religious situation in the region and the world, emphasized the role of Islam in strengthening interfaith peace and harmony. In this regard, the sides stressed the importance of intensifying the efforts of religious organizations and institutions of the two countries to prevent religious extremism and prevent threats to radicalization.

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Sat, 01 Apr 2017 17:26:05 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-discusses-religious-situation-with-chairman-of-the-council-of-muftis-of-russia/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-discusses-religious-situation-with-chairman-of-the-council-of-muftis-of-russia/
Kyrgyz President is informed about the implementation of the Concept of State Policy in the Religious Sphere Bishkek, March 31 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev received today director of the State Commission for Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Zayirbek Ergeshov and the Mufti of the Muslims of the country Maksat azhy Toktomushev, the President’s press service reported.

The current situation in the religious sphere, the trends of its development in the country and the efforts being made to further enhance the effectiveness of state policy in the religious sphere is discussed at the meeting.

Zayirbek Ergeshov spoke about the ongoing reforms in religious studies, further intensification of measures to coordinate joint efforts of the state, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims and religious leaders to counteract radicalization and extremism in the country. He also reported on the implementation of the Concept of State Policy in the Religious Sphere.

President Almazbek Atambayev stressed the importance of further joint work of state bodies, religious organizations and leaders aimed at strengthening the statehood and unity of the people of the country. The head of state drew attention to the importance of monitoring the development of the religious situation in Kyrgyzstan and the joint adoption of timely preventive measures.

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 23:20:16 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-is-informed-about-the-implementation-of-the-concept-of-state-policy-in-the-religious-sphere/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/kyrgyz-president-is-informed-about-the-implementation-of-the-concept-of-state-policy-in-the-religious-sphere/
Almazbek Atambaev receives Belarus Ambassador on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission Bishkek, March 31 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev received Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Kyrgyz Republic Viktor Denisenko on the occasion of the completion of his diplomatic mission, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reports.

During the meeting, President Atambayev expressed his gratitude to the Ambassador for fruitful activity in Kyrgyzstan and stressed his personal role in deepening friendly Kyrgyz-Belarusian relations and intensifying bilateral cooperation in key areas.

President Atambayev said that taking into account the participation of Kyrgyzstan and Belarus in the Eurasian Economic Union, the relations between the countries reached a new level of integration cooperation.

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:39:06 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambaev-receives-belarus-ambassador-on-the-occasion-of-completion-of-his-diplomatic-mission/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambaev-receives-belarus-ambassador-on-the-occasion-of-completion-of-his-diplomatic-mission/
Almazbek Atambayev meets with President of Radio Liberty Media Corporation Thomas Kent Bishkek, March 30 / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev received President of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Media Corporation Thomas Kent at his personal request, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reports.

Thomas Kent said that Kyrgyzstan has always differed from other countries in the region by its desire for democracy and respect for freedom of speech. "We see this and therefore are very interested in continuing cooperation. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty has a good working experience in Kyrgyzstan," Thomas Kent said.

President Atambayev emphasized that for the people of Kyrgyzstan the concepts of freedom of speech and justice have always had a special significance, and today the country is going through a difficult stage on the way to building a legal, democratic state where people respect human rights and freedoms.

"Kyrgyzstan values ​​the achieved level of freedom of speech and openness, which are the most important components of a democratic society," Almazbek Atambayev said. - However, unfortunately, not everyone understands that the freedom of expression of opinion existing in the country imposes a special responsibility on the mass media. The media should work honestly and objectively to prevent the discrediting of freedom of speech by fake technologies."

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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:30:54 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-meets-with-president-of-radio-liberty-media-corporation-thomas-kent/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/almazbek-atambayev-meets-with-president-of-radio-liberty-media-corporation-thomas-kent/
President Atambayev receives Interior Minister Israilov Bishkek, March 29 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev received today Interior Minister Ulan Israilov, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reports.

During the meeting, the President was informed about the progress in implementing measures to improve the effectiveness of the internal affairs bodies within the framework of the ongoing reform of the system of law enforcement agencies of the country.

Ulan Israilov also reported on measures taken to train the police units to ensure security during the forthcoming international events.

Touching upon the political actions held in the republic and especially in the capital, President Almazbek Atambayev emphasized that the police should respect the right of people to express their civil position, but in cases when the law is violated, the police is obliged to fulfill its task of protecting public order and ensuring public security.

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:10:36 +0600 http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-receives-interior-minister-israilov/ http://kabar.kg/eng/news/president-atambayev-receives-interior-minister-israilov/