Foundations of foreign policy:
The basic principles of foreign policy of the Kyrgyz Republic, goals and
tasks, on the basis of which the foreign policy activity of the Kyrgyz
Republic is formed, stay invariable. That was announced on the first
days after the change of power in the republic.
policy is an organic continuation of internal policy for Kyrgyzstan. It
reflects the consolidate interests of the multi-national and highly
confessional people of Kyrgyzstan and is directed to guarantee and
protect sovereignty. It is also directed to create an auspicious
environment for the accomplishment of economical and political reforms
of democratic orientation.
accomplishment of foreign policy that is directed to guarantee the
national interests includes the following tasks:
• Preservation of stability in the State with a view to develop;
• Stability and security in a region;
• Development of good-neighborly relations with contiguous states and
intensification of integration processes in Central Asia;
• Assistance in strengthening the Commonwealth of Independent States;
• Strengthening friendly relations with advanced and developing
• Development of cooperation with the UN organizations, its specialized
offices, regional and international organizations, financial and
changing environment in the world, and in the region in particular,
arouses the necessity to work out new approaches, new formula of foreign
policy strategy for maximal guarantee of security and national interests
of the country.
questions here are guarantee of security and social-economic development
of Kyrgyzstan. Various aspects of problems of national and regional
security, military-political relations with interested countries and
international organizations on confrontation with terrorism, religious
extremism and organized crime represent an extreme importance. The work
on the mobilization of external resources, grants, technical and
humanitarian help for the realization of national programs has to be
special role in the process of strengthening the security and stability
in the region is given to the development of cooperation in the context
of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Collective Security Treaty
Organization, and tight cooperation of Central Asian countries.
Kyrgyzstan is consistent in supporting the process of strengthening of
regional integration, taking an active part in other international
organizations such as Organization of Central Asian Cooperation,
Eurasian economic community and Organization for Economic Cooperation.
interests and tasks of foreign policy of Kyrgyzstan lie in maximum
secure of strengthening the international guarantees of independence,
sovereignty, economical independence, territorial unity of the country
by political-diplomatic means.
of democratic values and ideals lie in the basis of international policy
of the Kyrgyz Republic. The interests of Kyrgyz government also consist
in its normal development.
makes its contributions to the achievement of the global aim of the
present- the construction of the peaceful, secure and free international
community. This means that republic will be consistent with and
demonstrate to the world its adherence to such universal principles as
an aspiration for peace, stability and possessing equal rights
development of cooperation.
condition and degree of Kyrgyzstan’s security is defined, first of all,
by its belonging to Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent
States. The existing security mechanisms and structures on the Concord
area were strengthened because of this.
of the security agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States is
strengthened (including education of the secretaries committee of the
Security Council, creation of the antiterrorist centre of the
Commonwealth of Independent States,) functional possibilities of the
Collective Security Treaty are extended (creation of Collective forces
of the rapid expansion of Central Asian course). At the same time the
geopolitical situation and stability of the region is defined by the
effective realization of such a function as ensuring a secure connecting
bridge between East and West.
cooperation with such international organization as the UN, OSCE, and
OIC is being expanded; the connections with NATO are being strengthened
within the programs Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) and
Partnership for Peace (PFP).
Kyrgyzstan not only realizes the necessity of cooperation in opposition
to transnational threats, but also takes concrete steps in this
direction. Kyrgyzstan was one of the first to become the active
participant of the International Anti-terrorist Coalition by giving its
air space, air infrastructure, and its resources for rendering a
humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.
Kyrgyzstan is positive that the UN is the storm center in the world
struggle against international terrorism. So the Kyrgyz Republic
government welcomed the adoption of a Resolution No. 13723 (2001) and
other important decisions in this direction by the Security Council and
attaches prioritized significance to their accomplishment.
the last years, Kyrgyzstan has made the common and coherent efforts to
counteract terrorism and drug trade and other manifestations.
possibility of military allocation, which was introduced to the
countries of Anti-terrorist Coalition, strengthens security of the KR,
meets the national interests and serves as a real manifestation of
solidarity with other countries of Anti-terrorist coalition. The stay of
international coalition forces in Kyrgyzstan’s territory is connected
with the anti-terrorist operation in Afghanistan.
of its territory for the distribution of the Collective forces’ aviation
component for the rapid respond (the airbase at Kant) is the real
contribution to cooperation in CSTO format.
of delimitation of the state border along the entire perimeter carries a
special feature and it is established as a separate branch of foreign
policy. At the same time the legal description of the state border line
is not limited by a definite time frame; it needs an attentive
treatment, determination of legal foundations of negotiations that are
based on regulations of the international law and world practice.
important aspect in the process of strengthening the true democratic
principles and mechanisms is elimination of all contradictions, which
put obstacles in the way of building a civilized and democratic society.
After the events of March 24 and change of power, the global tasks for
economic growth are set before the new government, for the development
of which the elaboration of a new system of investment politics is
necessary, including attraction of foreign credits and grants.
will develop the achieved high level of partnership dialogue with three
Powers- the Russian Federation, the Republic of China and the USA.
Geopolitical factors extend the base of diplomatic resources in solving
economic problems. Wider prospects on deepening the sphere of economic
co-operation are being opened for Kyrgyzstan with its coming out to the
new qualitative level in the political dialogue with Russia and the USA.
China is our strategic partner and the potential of economic
co-operation with China is huge indeed. These tasks have to stand before
economic diplomacy, the moving forces and trends of which should be
increased by maximally enabling the diplomatic corps of Kyrgyzstan.
policy activity of the Kyrgyz Republic is oriented on the active
development of cooperation with governments of both European and Asian
continents on two-sided and many-sided basis. The priority directions of
the KR cooperation are countries of CIS, EU, China, India, Pakistan,
Iran, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia. It is necessary to note the
current high-level dialogue of the Kyrgyz Republic with these countries.
At this stage the expansion of commercial-economical and
cultural-humanitarian relations is our main purpose.
realization of these goals and tasks, Kyrgyzstan will further develop
friendly, good-neighbor and partnership relations with all interested
Kyrgyzstan is interested in development of all-round and productive
relations with countries of the Islamic world. Kyrgyzstan is connected
with those countries by the commonness of history, culture and religion.
In this context, Kyrgyzstan maintains friendly relations with Muslim and
Arab countries, which are based on mutual respect of the chosen way of
development both on two-sided basis and in the context of Organization
of Islamic conference.
part in international and regional organizations also stays as a
priority direction of foreign policy of the Kyrgyz Republic. These
many-sided mechanisms give Kyrgyzstan the opportunity to promote
effectively its national interests on an equitable basis with other
governments; take an active part in the decision making process on
activities that are common to all mankind.
Continuing peaceful foreign policy, Kyrgyzstan is intended to make every
effort to guarantee universal security for stable human development.