Putin plans meetings with heads of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan at the summit of the CIS

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin plans meetings with heads of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan at the summit of the CIS© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 27 and 28 September will take part in session of Council of CIS heads of state in Tajikistan, on the sidelines of the summit will feature meetings with leaders of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, said on Wednesday Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.

«The program will begin (September 27 — ed.) with an informal dinner, this is a very important event when presidents outside the working environment communicate with each other and discuss different issues, including a rather sensitive nature,» — said Ushakov.

According to him, the summit will be attended also by the presidents of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, the Prime Minister of Armenia, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan.

«The next day (28 September — ed.) planned meeting of the Council of heads of state in narrow format, followed by a meeting in extended format, at the end it is planned to sign several documents, after which have a formal reception,» — said Ushakov.

«It is planned to take 18 documents, some of them are informative, and the part on human subject,» he added.

Ushakov said that on the sidelines of the summit Vladimir Putin will hold bilateral meetings with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Kyrgyz Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

«It is also possible there will be a meeting of the so-called «feet.» We do envisage such a meeting on September 27 during a dinner with President of Moldova (Igor) Igor Dodon,» — said Ushakov.

At the summit it is planned to discuss preparations for a joint celebration in 2020 of the 75 th anniversary of victory in the great Patriotic war. A special report on this subject will be made by the President’s special representative for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi.

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