Kyrgyz President Atambayev on Thursday voiced the support for the construction of the China-Kyrgyzstan railway.
He said Kyrgyzstan would like to set a transfer station at the entrance of the railway in Kyrgyzstan in the Narun region near the border with China.
In response to a question concerning the Belt and Road Initiative, he also said his country very much appreciates the support and assistance of China.
SOUNDBITE(RUSSIAN)ALMAZBEK ATAMBAYEV, Kyrgyz President
“And when Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the Initiative, Kyrgyzstan was the first country in Central Asia that expressed support for it.”