Putin has promised to support Kyrgyzstan on the way to the EEU

Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambayev

Moscow will continue to support Kyrgyzstan on the path of integration in the Eurasian economic Union (EEU). This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during talks with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev in Bishkek on Tuesday, February 28. His words to the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.

“We know how difficult it was our talks on the accession to the Eurasian economic Union, both emotionally and hard enough, the President defended the interests of Kyrgyzstan”, — said Putin.

The Russian leader stressed that Moscow is happy to observe the process of the “democratic formation” of Kyrgyzstan.

In turn, Atambayev has expressed confidence that relations between the two countries will continue to grow through strategic alliances. “I am confident that before the end of the year with the help of brotherly Russia, we will solve all remaining issues for a full-fledged entry into the Eurasian economic Union”, — concluded the head of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan became the third country Putin visited during the tour of the countries of Central Asia. Prior to that, he talked with the leaders of Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.

The Eurasian economic Union (EEU) is an international integration economic Union, established on the basis of the Customs Union and the common economic space. The organization, which works in 2015, comprises Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.