Kyrgyzstan

China temporarily closes border with Kyrgyzstan

China will temporarily close its border with Kyrgyzstan from 24 to 30 January 2020, the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan said. The Torugart and Irkeshtam border crossing points will be closed by China in connection with …

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Ilham Aliyev celebrates his 58th birthday

Today is the 58th birthday of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of Azerbaijan. "Under your leadership, …

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Miners die in Kyrgyzstan coal mine gas leak

Gas leak in coal mine in Kyrgyzstan's Sulukta led to death of four miners, the Ministry of Emergencies reported citing miner Nazyrbek Kudaiberdiyev. The miner said that the people remained in the mine. Rescuers …

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CSTO Summit being held in Bishkek

The Collective Security Treaty Organization Summit (CSTO) has opened in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov, President of …

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Tokayev congratulates Jeenbekov on his birthday

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev congratulated his Kyrgyz counterpart Sooronbay Jeenbekov on his birthday, the Akorda press service reports. Tokayev wished his colleague further success in his activities for the benefit of …

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Atambayev to be kept in custody until December 26

The Kyrgyz court has extended the arrest of ex-president Almazbek Atambayev until December 26, lawyer of the former head of state Sergey Slesarev said. Atambayev, who governed Kyrgyzstan from 2011 to …

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Lukashenko: barriers in EEU still persist

Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko believes that many barriers impeding trade and economic cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union member states have not been removed yet. "There is an array of …

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