Bishkek, Dec. 15, 2017. / Kabar/. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov met today with Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich.
During the meeting, the head of the Kyrgyz government stressed with satisfaction that over recent years Kyrgyz-Russian relations have reached a qualitatively new stage of their development and are of a strategic nature.
"Deepening cooperation with the Russian Federation is a priority in the foreign policy of Kyrgyzstan. As the Prime Minister would like to note that the continuity of the course aimed at strengthening and all-round development of the Kyrgyz-Russian relations will be ensured in the activities of the Government of the country," Isakov said.
In addition, the Prime Minister expressed gratitude to the Russian side for the support provided to Kyrgyzstan and expressed confidence that today's meeting will become an additional impetus for the further development of bilateral relations between the countries.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dvorkovich said that he arrived in Kyrgyzstan in accordance with the agreement reached during the official visit of Prime Minister Sapar Isakov to the Russian Federation in September this year, and also to participate in the 6th Kyrgyz-Russian interregional conference.
He conveyed welcoming remarks on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Dvorkovich emphasized with satisfaction the positive dynamics of the development of bilateral relations in trade, economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres. He said that within the framework of the conference the specific investment projects, initiatives implemented at the interstate level and issues of further development of interregional cooperation between the countries were discussed.
Also during the meeting the parties discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation, measures to develop Kyrgyz-Russian relations within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union, as well as the activities of intergovernmental commissions of the two countries.