Russian-Kyrgyzstani talks 2017-06-20 16:20:00 The Kremlin, Moscow Vladimir Putin held talks in the Kremlin with President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, who is in Russia on a state visit. During the restricted format meeting, the two presidents discussed topical bilateral issues. Later the talks continued with the delegations’ participation. The official welcome ceremony took place before the talks. The two leaders also introduced the members of their delegations. A package of documents has been signed during the state visit by the President of Kyrgyzstan. Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambayev signed a Declaration on Strengthening the Alliance and Strategic Partnership between the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic. Other bilateral documents include the memorandums on cooperation in finance, cartography and customs; agreements on cooperation in training personnel for the Kyrgyz bodies in charge of countering the legalisation of criminal proceeds and the funding of terrorist or extremist activities; on cooperation to ensure epidemiological welfare with regard to the plague; and on the legal status of representative offices of the migration authorities. In addition, the two sides signed a protocol to the intergovernmental agreement on settling Kyrgyzstan’s debt on loans previously granted by Russia. A Treaty between the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic on the Development of Military-Technical Cooperation was also signed. The presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan made statements for the press.