Jeenbekov holds telephone conversation with Putin


President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov held a phone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Kyrgyz President's press service reported.

Jeenbekov congratulated Putin on his reelection as president of the Russian Federation and wished him every success in his highest office.

The two leaders also discussed cooperation within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union, as well as the forthcoming meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which is to be held in the Russian Federation.

"Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your re-election to the post of President of the Russian Federation!

Your convincing victory in the presidential elections is a clear testament to the people's confidence in you personally and the course you have chosen for the all-round development and strengthening of all spheres of life of the Russian state, consolidating Russia's position in the international arena and ensuring regional and global security.

With deep satisfaction, I note the high level of alliance and strategic partnership between Kyrgyzstan and Russia. I am convinced that by joint efforts we will further enhance the Kyrgyz-Russian mutually beneficial cooperation in line with traditional friendship and trust.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you, dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, good health, prosperity and success in the highest state post, and to the whole people of Russia - peace and prosperity! ", says in the congratulatory telegram of Jeenbekov.

According to data of RIA-Novosti, Putin scored 76%.

Candidate from the Communist Party Pavel Grudinin received 11.81% of the vote, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky - 5.67%.

Turnout after the calculation of 91.5% of the protocols is more than 67%.

The election of the Russian president took place yesterday, March 18.

Reported by Kabar (Kyrgyzstan).