Diplomatic relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran were established on May 10, 1992. In 1992, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran was opened in Bishkek, and in May 1996 - the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Tehran.
In 2002, in Bishkek, the Presidents of the two countries signed the Declaration of Friendly Relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Relations between two countries were further developed after the exchange of visits of the heads of state of the two countries in 2015-2016. Cooperation also takes place within the framework of international and regional organizations, such as the UN, the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Kyrgyz-Iranian relations and cooperation are developing progressively, in the spirit of mutual understanding and mutual support.