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Foreign Ministers of Kyrgyzstan and Austria Discuss Prospects for Cooperation

Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, Azizbek Madmarov, met with Secretary General of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs of Austria, Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, as part of the 7th session of the Kyrgyzstan-Austria Intergovernmental Commission. The parties underlined the importance of the Intergovernmental …

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Kyrgyzstan Crisis Escalates After Raid on Ex-President’s Home

Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK – A Kyrgyz officer was killed by gunshot when special forces stormed former President Almazbek Atambayev’s compound, AFP reported Thursday. The raid comes after escalating tension with his successor Sooronbai Jeenbekov,. Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov on Thursday ordered “urgent measures” to maintain law and order after a failed attempt …

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Putin Invites Imran Khan to Visit Russia

Putin

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Russia in September at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, Pakistani media reported. According to the Geo TV, the Russian President had extended an invitation to Prime Minister Imran Khan at the meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) …

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China, Kyrgyzstan Revitalize Ancient Silk Road

Silk Road

BISHKEK – Tianshan Mountain, situated in the hinterland of Eurasia, is one of the world’s seven largest mountain ranges, stretching through four countries including China and Kyrgyzstan. As a major location along the ancient Silk Road – a route that made important contribution to the friendly exchanges and mutual learning …

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SCO Summit Starts in Bishkek

SCO

BISHKEK – The leaders from Russia, China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have gathered at the official presidential residence in Bishkek for the start of a summit of the Eurasian political, economic, and security grouping, RFE/RL reported Friday. Russian …

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Ghani, Xi Jinping Pledge Joint Efforts to Promote Ties

Ghani

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – President Ashraf Ghani and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Thursday, pledging joint efforts to promote bilateral relations, Xinhua news reported Friday. Xi congratulated Afghanistan on the 100th anniversary of its independence and wished the country an early restoration of Stability, peace, and development. Chinese President said …

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Ghani, Modi Discuss India’s Role Towards Afghan Peace Process

Ghani

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Bishkek and discussed the role of India towards an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan, Business Line reported Friday. Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raveesh …

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