Kyrgyzstan Minister of Foreign Affairs and his delegation in the reunion with the Russian Ambassador and his delegation
Kyrgyzstan Minister of Foreign Affairs and his delegation in the reunion with the Russian Ambassador and his delegation

Bishkek, 22 November 2021 (TDI): Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ruslan Kazakbayev; met the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Kyrgyzstan, Nikolai Udovichenko. The meeting was on 18 November.

Kazakbayev and Udovichenko discussed topics regarding the Russian-Kyrgyz bilateral cooperation and the interaction within international organizations frameworks. Both exchanged views on regional security issues and then compared notes for 2022.

Those plans are in terms of foreign policy events, and they also discussed the organization of mutual official visits. Kazakbayev and Udovichenko noted the need to organize joint events to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between both, next year.


Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1992, Russia and Kyrgyzstan signed the Declaration on Eternal Friendship, Alliance, and Partnership in 2000. In 2017, both countries signed the Declaration on Strengthening Alliance and Strategic Partnership. That last Declaration strengthened the Russia-Kyrgyz relations.

Currently, the leaders of both countries have developed friendly and trusting relations. According to the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Russia, the state of those relations can be seen in several dozens of bilateral summit meetings between both countries.

The several meetings between the heads of state of Russia and Kyrgyzstan in 2018, confirmed Kyrgyzstan’s willingness in several aspects. First to maintain an active interaction with Russia, and then to discuss the opportunities to strengthen Russian-Kyrgyz cooperation.

Those official visits also allowed the discussion regarding the cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union. Kyrgyzstan and Russia interact within the Commonwealth of the Independent States, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, and also the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

According to the Embassy, the countries have a clear understanding based on joint efforts to further expand their relations. By expanding their relations, and their constructive cooperation, they will strengthen regional stability to ensure security.

Russia has an embassy in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek and also a consulate in Osh. On the other side, Kyrgyzstan has an embassy in Moscow, a consulate in Ekaterinburg, and also a vice-consulate in Novosibirsk.