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Kyrgyzstan To Open Embassy In United Arab Emirates

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev is visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has signed a decree to establish an embassy in Abu Dhabi.

Atambaev's press service said the embassy will open after Kyrgyzstan's government works out organizational and financial issues, which will take about a month.

Atambaev discussed potential investment from the UAE in Kyrgyzstan's transport, logistics, and agricultural sectors during talks with UAE leaders.

Atambaev, who is currently on an official visit to the UAE, met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on December 4.

Atambaev also held talks with Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is the UAE deputy prime minister and foreign minister.

The UAE's investments to Kyrgyzstan's transport sector, logistics and agriculture were discussed at the talks, Kyrgyz presidnetial press service says.

Based on reporting by and Interfax