Bishkek, 22 March 2022 (TDI): The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, visited the Kyrgyz Republic.

The visit is the first-ever of any minister of foreign affairs of Saudi Arabia to the Kyrgyz Republic in 30 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The Foreign Minister of KSA visited the capital at the invitation of the foreign minister of Kyrgyz Republic, Ruslan Kazakbayev. They discussed a variety of issues on the bilateral agenda.

The visit was primarily attributed to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relationships between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kyrgyz Republic. At this high-level visit, the heads of the ministries of foreign affairs of the two countries held “full-scale negotiations.”

Highlights of the Meeting

Prince Faisal Al Saud and Minister Kazakbayev discussed the contemporary global political situation and bilateral relations. They also discussed the prospects of developing bilateral cooperation between the two countries. According to Kyrgyz Minister Kazakbayev, there is no disagreement between Saudi Arabia Kyrgyz’s political collaboration.

In addition to this, the Kyrgyz Minister also stressed that the cooperation between the two countries has been “gaining momentum” recently. Minister Kazakbayev also suggested that the visit of the Foreign Minister of KSA bring the two countries’ relations to a “strategic partnership” level.

Finally, both the parties agreed on the bilateral exchange of congratulatory messages. The heads of the state will exchange messages on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties. Furthermore, they agreed to organize the visit of the President of Kyrgyz Republic, Sadyr Japarov, to KSA with joint coordination.

Furthermore, they discussed the necessary arrangements for President Japarov’s visit. Also, they discussed the arrangements of events dedicated to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.