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CHOLPON-ATA, Kyrgyztan, July 13 (Itar-Tass) - Russia will continue providing support for Kyrgyzstan’s leaders and people to ensure stability of the state, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, when opening talks with his Kyrgyz counterpart Erlan Abdyldayev. The talks were held on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Foreign Minister Council meeting.
"We are very glad to meet with you. The place is wonderful. Lake Issyk Kul, where the meeting takes place, is one of the world's most beautiful," the Russian minister noted.
He said he highly valued relations developing between the two countries in the spirit of the agreements concluded by the two presidents. These are relations of strategic partnership of allies. It is important that words here are not at variance with deeds. It is a guarantee for continuing development of relations, he noted.
The Kyrgyz foreign minister, in his turn, noted that relations between the two countries developed positively on all the levels. It gives great optimism to Kyrgyz leaders, Abdyldayev said.