First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldaev spoke in New York on Tuesday. According to the Serbian government, they “pointed to the importance of friendly and traditionally good relations between the two countries”. At a meeting held on the sidelines of the 72rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Dacic invited Abdyldaev to visit Serbia by the end of this year. Abdyldaev pointed out that the position of Kyrgyzstan on the issue of Kosovo is solid – i.e., the country does not recognize the unilateral declaration of independence – and will not change regardless of the outcome of the upcoming presidential elections in that country. Dacic also spoke with the new Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner, and on this occasion it was estimated that the cooperation of Serbia and this organization was good. Dacic “expressed his gratitude for the assistance that UNDP provides to Serbia, and his that the successful cooperation with the UN team in Serbia will continue”. Dacic had the opportunity to meet with the World Bank Director, the President of Montenegro, the Presidency of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the foreign ministers of Italy, Norway and Kenya.
China and Kyrgyzstan today agreed to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership. The agreement was reached during