ASTANA, May 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin met Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev on the sidelines of a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Council in the Kazakh capital on Thursday.
The presidents of the two countries “discussed bilateral cooperation, including prospects of Kyrgyzstan’s entry in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU),” the Russian presidential press service reported.
“Certainly, a huge amount of work to prepare specific documents is in store for us, and we are ready to help you. But there are all chances to join our union soon,” the Russian leader said, noting that Kyrgyzstan had all chances to join the EEU.