Turkish delegation visits clash regions in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish delegation met with Kyrgyz officials in Bishkek.

Turkish delegation visits clash regions in Kyrgyzstan

 

A Turkish delegation met with Kyrgyz officials in Bishkek on Monday.

The delegation, headed by Hakki Akil, the deputy undersecretary of Turkish Foreign Ministry, met Amangeldi Muraliev, the first deputy prime minister of the interim government.

A statement by the interim government of Kyrgyzstan said that Turkey sent five planes to the country in the last four months and it would extend an aid of 21 million U.S. dollars, noting that Muraliev thanked Turkish government and people for their assistance.

Turkish delegation also had a meeting with Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev.

On Tuesday, Turkish executives will visit Osh and Jalalabad provinces, where clashes occurred between Kyrgyz and Uzbek people in June.

At least 180 people were killed and 1,900 others were wounded in ethnical clashes between Uzbek and Kyrgyz people in Osh and Jalalabad provinces in June.

People of Kyrgyzstan approved the new constitution in a referendum on June 27 after an interim government led by former foreign minister, Roza Otunbaeva, came to power in April 2010 in Kyrgyztan following anti-government protests toppled the president, whom the opposition accused of usurping power.
 

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