Turkey's special envoy concludes talks in Kyrgyzstan

Ceylan said that Turkey would assist Kyrgyzstan during its tough days.

Turkey's special envoy concludes talks in Kyrgyzstan

Turkey's Special Representative to Kyrgyzstan Ambassador Fatih Ceylan met on Thursday Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbayev and Turkish businessmen in this country.

Ceylan said he came to this country to assess demands and needs of Kyrgyzstan, reiterating that Turkey would assist to overcome technical problems.

Ceylan held talks with Roza Otunbayeva, the Prime Minister of the interim government of Kyrgyzstan, Deputy Prime Minister Almazbek Atanbayev, Interior Minister Bolot Sher and Deputy Defense Minister Kubanichbek Orozbayev, Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbayev and Turkish businessmen in this country.

Kazakbayev said Kyrgyzstan decided to open a new page following the change of government on April 7, noting that a referendum would be held on constitution on June 27.

Underlining that there were some forces which did not want stability in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakbayev said the same forces were the perpetrators of the recent incidents.

Kazakbayev thanked to Turkey's support to Kyrgyzstan. Ceylan said that Turkey would assist Kyrgyzstan during its tough days.

Ceylan later met with Turkish businessmen and stated that Turkish government would take steps to relieve Turkish businessmen in Kyrgyzstan.

"Provocateurs"

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan also talked to Roza Otunbayeva, the Prime Minister of the interim government of Kyrgyzstan and Almazbek Atambayev, first deputy head of the Kyrgyz interim government by phone on Thursday.

Prime Ministry Press Center released a written statement saying Erdogan said he felt deep sorrow over the deplorable incidents occurring in Kyrgyzstan and expressed Turkey's readiness to make every kind of assistance to heal the wounds and to prevent repetition of the incidents.

Erdogan, in his telephone conversation, particularly underlined that Kyrgyzstan should be careful against provocateurs who want to sow enmity seeds among the brotherly communities living in Kyrgyzstan.

Otunbayeva thanked to Erdogan over the interest and expressed gratefulness over the cooperation of related institutions on needs.

189 people were killed and 1,910 others were wounded in ethnical clashes between Uzbek and Kyrgyz people since June 11.

Ceylan and the accompanying delegation have departed from Kyrgyzstan early on Friday.


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