The President of Kyrgyzstan: relations with Russia have reached a new level

The President of Kyrgyzstan: relations with Russia have reached a new level


The President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin also drew attention to the fact that at the last parliamentary elections no party has used anti-Russian rhetoric.

SOCHI, 8 Oct. The President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that relations between the two countries came to a brand new stage, according to him, no political party in the last election to the Parliament has not used anti-Russian rhetoric.

The head of Kyrgyzstan said he was glad the meeting with the President of Russia. “Of course, I’m glad I met you. Yesterday we were able to discuss a number of issues of bilateral relations. And today we could not finish yesterday, to discuss,” — said Atambayev.

“I think that our relations have reached a completely new stage, and it is noteworthy that during the elections no political party used slogans of anti-Russian or anti-Russian rhetoric. This is in stark contrast compared to what it was five years ago. This suggests that the relations we have between our countries”, — said the President of Kyrgyzstan.

“It really is very good and creates favorable conditions for the further development of our relations, both bilaterally and within international organizations,” Putin said.

According to preliminary data, the seven percent electoral threshold on elections in the Kyrgyz Parliament last Sunday overcame six parties. Won SDPK, which has gained more than 27% of the vote. On the second place parliamentary opposition — party “Respublika — ATA-Zhurt” which was supported by 20% of the population. The third said suddenly a little-known party “Kyrgyzstan”, which experts consider a political stand-in leader of the race. Two new political forces — “Enugwu-progress” and “bir Bol” share 4-5 places, offering the electorate a strong reform program. At the last place of the oldest in the Republic of “ATA-Meken” which in the fifth convocation of the chamber was part of the ruling coalition, but the elections proved himself as an opponent of the current government.

Bilateral trade in 2014 amounted to 1.82 billion dollars, while Russian exports of 1.75 billion dollars, the import from Kyrgyzstan is 0.07 billion us dollars. The main items of Russian exports to Kyrgyzstan — mineral products, food products, chemical products, equipment, transport, wood and metals. Principal imports from Kyrgyzstan — textiles, footwear, metals, food products and agricultural products. By the end of 2014 Russia was ranked first in the total foreign trade of the Republic with a share of 26%.