Meeting Zheenbekov and XI Jinping: what leaders said in Bishkek

PHOTO : website of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic

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The leaders of Kyrgyzstan and China Sooronbai Jeenbekov and XI Jinping met in Bishkek spoke of joint fight against terrorism and expanding cooperation between the two countries, including in the framework of the project “One belt and one road”. The Chinese President arrived on the eve to the capital of Kyrgyzstan with official visit, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Daria Kim.

The heads of state once again confirmed readiness to boost cooperation between the two countries. Jeenbekov thanked the Chinese leader for the support of the Kyrgyz economy. China today is one of the main investors.

“Last year we brought the relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership. We have great prospects for further growth and increased interaction. Today we take a historic decision – we raise our relations with China to a qualitatively new stage of deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership. I am sure that this meeting will allow us to compare notes, determine next steps, practical mechanisms of our cooperation”, – said the President of Kyrgyzstan.

In turn, XI Jinping said that last time I was in Bishkek six years ago and now have noticed many positive changes.

Now comes the signing of the documents. In the presence of the leaders of the two countries will sign about 20 agreements. They relate to cooperation in defence, infrastructure and cultural projects.

This is the first and the return state visit of President of China to Kyrgyzstan. Last year, Jeenbekov first visit to China as President. And then he invited the Chinese leader to Kyrgyzstan.

XI Jinping became a knight of the order of “Manas” of the first degree. The highest state award of the President of China gave himself Jeenbekov.

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