On July 16, 2021, in the city of Tashkent, Nuran Niyazaliev, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, met with Manlio Di Stefano, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic.
N. Niyazaliev noted with satisfaction the tendency to intensify bilateral ties in recent years and to strengthen political contacts. The parties discussed the organization of high-level visits, including in the format of cooperation "Central Asia + Italy".
During the meeting they also discussed issues of improving the legal framework, establishing ties between business circles, the importance of strengthening and diversifying trade and economic ties.
N. Niyazaliev invited the Italian delegation to take part in the First EU-CA Economic Forum, which will be held in November 2021 in Bishkek.
Deputy Minister Di Stefano confirmed the interest of the Italian side in the comprehensive development of bilateral cooperation.
The parties mutually stressed the importance of deepening Kyrgyz-Italian cooperation.