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MFA of Kazakhstan: Kyrgyzstan didn’t officially inform about denunciation

«We paid attention to publications in a number of mass media about the intention of the Government of Kyrgyzstan to initiate denunciation of the agreement with Kazakhstan on allocation of technical assistance. We haven’t received official information from the Kyrgyz side. In addition, this issue wasn’t touched upon during the talks between the heads of government of the two countries on October 18,» Kazakhstani media reported with reference to the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaivakov.

Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Sultanov reported on October 17 that the Kyrgyz Republic didn’t declare the refusal of Kazakhstan’s technical assistance in the framework of the accession to the EEU.

«Kyrgyzstan declared refusing humanitarian aid, since there is n more need and all problems have been solved. With regard to technical assistance, which comes from $ 100 million in connection with the accession of the KR to the Eurasian Economic Union, there have been no refusals for today. We are moving in a planned manner to allocate funds from the republican budget,» Bakhyt Sultanov said.

Recall, on February 9, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan signed a detailed agreement on rendering assistance by the Kazakh side. This is a document, under which Kazakhstan undertakes to help Kyrgyzstan adapt to the conditions of the EEU and provides $ 100 million in the form of a grant.

Yesterday 24.kg news agency reported that Kyrgyzstan intends to unilaterally break the agreement with Kazakhstan signed within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union last year. The corresponding document was sent to the parliament. The initiators are the Ministry of Economy, the State Customs and Border Guard Service.

Earlier, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, commenting on the situation on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border, said that Kyrgyzstan doesn’t need assistance from Kazakhstan.