Bishkek, June 30, 2021. / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov received today Minister of National Defense of Turkey Hulusi Akar.
An exchange of views took place on the priority areas of bilateral cooperation in the military-technical sphere, security issues, the press service of the Kyrgyz president reported.
The head of state emphasized that since the establishment of diplomatic relations, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey have laid a solid foundation for interaction in all spheres.
Sadyr Zhaparov emphasized that the military-technical cooperation occupies a special place in the system of Kyrgyz-Turkish relations, which has many opportunities for further expansion and strengthening.
He said that given the unstable situation in the region and the growing threats, especially in connection with the complication of the situation in Afghanistan, military-technical cooperation is relevant and timely.
The president expressed his readiness to further develop and expand joint cooperation in the interests of peace and stability in both countries and in the region as a whole.
In turn, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar conveyed greetings and best wishes from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
He stressed that the Turkish side is always ready to promptly resolve all existing issues and is in constant contact with the Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Hulusi Akar added that within the framework of military cooperation, the issue of education and training of military specialists is also important.
The Turkish minister expressed readiness to continue fruitful interaction with the Kyrgyz side and to provide assistance in this direction.