Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Bishkek

In order to stabilize the socio-political, epidemiological and related economic situation in the country, increase the  public confidence in the electoral process, due to the need to accommodate the views of the broad segments of society, on October 22, 2020, the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic adopted the Constitutional Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On suspension of some norms of the constitutional Law of the Kyrgyz Republic "On elections of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic and of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic", under which the elections of deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh are announced in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, but no later than June 1, 2021.

On October 24, 2020, the Central Election Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic, in accordance with the national legislation and on the basis consultations of all political forces decided to hold early presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan on January 10, 2021.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic declares that the Kyrgyz Republic continues the processes of establishing stability and national consensus, promoting democratic reforms and parliamentarism, strengthening the rule of law, protecting and promoting human rights.

The Kyrgyz side reaffirms its commitment to all of its international obligations and strict implementation of all previously signed bilateral and multilateral treaties and agreements, to adherence to continuity in the development of friendly relations with its foreign partners, protecting the rights of investors and ensuring the safety of foreign citizens in Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz Republic continues intensive negotiations and meetings aimed at the full resumption and further intensification of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and its foreign partners.