16 February 2012

Readout of the meeting between the Secretary-General and H.E. Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev, Foreign Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic

The Secretary-General met today with the H.E. Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev, the Foreign Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic.
They discussed the reconciliation work under way in Kyrgyzstan, and regional cooperation on fighting drug trafficking and peace efforts in Afghanistan.
The Secretary-General said Kyrgyzstan’s peaceful transfer of power was an important step toward consolidating democracy in the country and was an example for other countries in the region.