The press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported that during the meeting, topical issues of interaction within the SCO, current issues of the Kyrgyz presidency in the SCO, as well as plans for 2019 were discussed. Special attention was paid to the preparation of the SCO Summit in Bishkek.
Aidarbekov noted the need to do a lot of work on the basis of consensus for the success of all planned activities under the SCO.
The foreign minister noted that the interaction of the Kyrgyz Republic within the framework of the SCO occupies an important place in the country’s foreign policy, confirmed the readiness of the Foreign Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic to provide the necessary assistance to the SCO Secretariat during the Kyrgyz presidency in the SCO in 2018-2019.
The SCO Secretary General informed about the progress in implementing the agreements on the results of the SCO Summit in the city of Qingdao, as well as the plans for 2019, including the preparation of the substantive part of the upcoming meetings of the SCO Summit in Bishkek.