ECO secretary general praises Kyrgyzstan’s role in organization
Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the Islamic Republic of Iran Turdakun Sydykov met in Tehran with newly elected Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Khusrav Noziri.
The press service of Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Ministry reported that the meeting was held on the initiative of the ECO Secretariat in order to pay a courtesy visit of the ECO secretary general to Sydykov, during which priority issues of cooperation and regional economic integration within the framework of the Organization were discussed.
The sides noted the importance of upcoming events with the participation of heads of state and foreign ministries of member countries of the Organization, the regular meetings of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the ECO Summit.
Noziri highly appreciated the role of Kyrgyzstan in the Economic Cooperation Organization, and noted the active participation and constructive assistance of the Kyrgyz side in addressing topical issues of the multilateral cooperation agenda within the organization.
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was established in 1964 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey. In 1992, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan became members of the organization. The ECO Secretariat is located in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Kyrgyz Ambassador to Iran Turdakun Sydykov is also the Permanent Representative of the republic to ECO.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency