Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Almaz Imangaziev received Ambassador of Iceland to the Kyrgyz Republic with residence in Moscow, Aurni Tor Sigurdsson.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Imangaziev congratulated on the opening of the Honorary Consulate of Iceland in Bishkek, expressing confidence that this step will intensify cooperation.
He briefly informed about the development of hydropower in Kyrgyzstan.
Taking into account the agreements concluded with France, Switzerland, Italy on the abolition of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic passports, he proposed to consider the possibility of concluding a similar agreement with Iceland.
In turn, Ambassador Sigurdsson emphasized his vision of the diversity of areas of possible bilateral cooperation, including in trade.
He said that the visa regime with Kyrgyzstan is already being considered by the Icelandic side. He proposed to study the issue of concluding agreements on air transportation and on the avoidance of double taxation.
In conclusion, the parties agreed to study the issue of opening an honorary consulate of Kyrgyzstan in Iceland.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency