Yesterday, on February 21, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan invited the Chargé d’affaires of Kyrgyzstan Kaynarbek Toktomushev, the MFA of Kazakhstan reported.
During the meeting, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Galymzhan Koishybayev handed Kyrgyz diplomat a note, which expressed «surprise and disagreement in connection with the statement of the President of Kyrgyzstan on February 17,
The document states that during the various negotiations at all levels up to the present time, the official Bishkek hasn’t raised the issue of «blockade and human victims." According to the Kazakh side, it indicates the opportunism of its appearance in the current environment.
Earlier, the Kyrgyz leadership has repeatedly emphasized the role of
The official position of Astana on this issue is set out in the Statement of the MFA of Kazakhstan dated May 19, 2010, which pointed out that «from the first day of the tragic events in
«As chairman of the OSCE,
In addition, there was appointed Special Envoy of the President of Kazakhstan in
«At the same time ,
In general, Kazakhstan sent humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan worth more than $ 11.6 million.
As a result of these and other measures taken by the Kazakh leadership, one managed to avoid a further escalation that could lead to the loss of many lives.
In conclusion, the Kazakh side declares adherence to the spirit of traditional brotherly relations between the two nations and to the Treaty on allied relations between