Turkey sends Kyrgyzstan special envoy, crisis desk set up

A Turkish special envoy will travel to Kyrgyzstan next week to hold talks both with Turkish citizens and Kyrgyz authorities.

Turkey sends Kyrgyzstan special envoy, crisis desk set up

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu held telephone conversations with Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev of Kazakhstan holding rotating presidency of the Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Almazbek Atamabayev, first deputy prime minister of Kyrgyzstan's interim government, about recent developments in Kyrgyzstan.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that they requested Kyrgyz officials to take the necessary measures to provide security of Turkish citizens in the country.

The ministry also expressed Turkey's concerns about escalating tension in southern Kyrgyzstan.

"We hope that incidents will be taken under control as soon as possible and the constitutional referendum will be held on June 27, 2010 to pave the way for formation of a legitimate and democratic government," it said.

The Ministry also extended Turkey's support to Kyrgyz people.

Meanwhile, a Turkish special envoy will travel to Kyrgyzstan next week to hold talks both with Turkish citizens and Kyrgyz authorities.

Crisis desks were established both at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Turkish Embassy in Bishkek.


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