On 4 February 2020 Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA Bolot Otunbaev held a meeting with Deputy Assistant to the President of the USA/Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security Council Lisa Curtis at the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Washington D.C.
Recent inclusion of the Kyrgyz Republic into the list of countries facing visa restrictions as well as further plans to remove the Kyrgyz Republic from this list have been discussed during the meeting. DAP Curtis noted that this is solely a technical issue and expressed willingness to work together.
Ambassador Otunbaev noted that the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic is working to advance digitalization in the country and one of the important aspects of this work is to improve the security of national travel documents.
The Kyrgyz Republic has confirmed its readiness for joint work on building constructive and mutually beneficial Kyrgyz - American relations.