Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who is in Bishkek on a working visit, had a meeting with the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov.
Armenian PM, Kyrgyz President discuss development prospects of economic ties in Bishkek
STEPANAKERT, NOVEMBER 28, ARTSAKHPRESS: Welcoming the Armenian PM, the Kyrgyz President said the meeting is a good occasion to discuss the development prospects of both the bilateral and multilateral ties.
“Mr. Prime Minister, during our chairmanship at the CSTO we have made all efforts for the further development of the Organization. We are interested in overcoming all possible challenges with joint efforts, as well as developing the relations with friendly Armenia”, he said.
Pashinyan, for his part, noted that bilateral Armenian-Kyrgyz political relations have a long history, and the governments should take steps to develop economic cooperation as well. "We have the opportunity to give new impetus to trade and economic relations; there is the necessary potential for that," Pashinyan said. "Initiatives should be launched to promote economic relations between the two countries."
"We work closely within the framework of the CSTO, EAEU, CIS," he added, "which creates a good opportunity for bilateral as well as multilateral cooperation."
During the meeting the officials discussed a number of issues relating to the Armenian-Kyrgyz relations, highlighted taking actions for the economic partnership, expanding the business ties. The Armenian PM and the Kyrgyz President also exchanged views on the cooperation within the frames of integration unions.