• Tue / 6 April 2021 / 16:26
  • Category: Politics
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Foreign Minister Zarif meets with Kyrgyz President in Bishkek

Foreign Minister Zarif meets with Kyrgyz President in Bishkek

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Kyrgyzstan to meet the country’s top officials, held talks with President Sadyr Japarov on Tuesday.

In the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.

The top Iranian diplomat congratulated Japarov on his election as Kyrgyz President, and touched upon the existing potential for the enhancement of bilateral cooperation on different fronts.

Zarif also expressed gratitude to the Kyrgyz president for paying due regard to reciprocal ties, and highlighted the need to follow up on the decisions already made in the previous round of talks by the two countries’ joint economic cooperation commission.

He also said his country is ready for a third meeting of the commission.

Zarif also referred to cultural and civilisational commonalities between the two countries, and said Iran attaches great importance to the welfare, security and peace of Kyrgyz people.

In the meeting, the Kyrgyz president emphasized the importance of boosting cooperation with Tehran, and added the existence of ongoing political relations between the two countries shows both sides are keen to further upgrade mutual cooperation.

He also expressed pleasure with parliamentary ties between the two sides, and underscored the great potential for mutual economic cooperation, especially in agriculture, pharmaceutical and construction domains.

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