At least 1,453 Kyrgyz citizens are serving their sentences in Russia. The Consular Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic told journalists.
The citizens of Kyrgyzstan get into prison mostly for drug trafficking, forgery of documents and economic crimes.
Deputy Director of the Department Almaz Bukalayev noted that the flow of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, who are leaving for Turkey and the United Arab Emirates in search of work, had increased.
About 50,000 Kyrgyz citizens apply to the Consular Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic annually.
The department also stressed that consular services were also provided in delivery of cargo 200.