Rouhani congratulates newly elected Kyrgyz president
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Sooronbay Zheenbekov on winning the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan.
In a message of congratulations to the Kyrgyz president-elect, Rouhani expressed confidence that Tehran-Bishkek ties would continue to grow in Zheenbekov’s tenure, Tasnim reported.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran sees no limits to the expansion of relations with the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in all fields," the Iranian president added, expressing the hope that implementation of the bilateral agreements would enhance 'friendly and brotherly ties' between the two nations.
Former Prime Minister Sooronbay Zheenbekov won presidential election in Kyrgyzstan on October 15. Backed by outgoing President Almazbek Atambayev’s Social Democratic party, Zheenbekov received 54.3% of the about 1.7 million votes.