A Turkish delegation will be visiting Kyrgyzstan this week to review latest developments there as well as to present an "action plan" to maintain stability in the strife-torn Central Asian country.
The delegation, led by Foreign Ministry Deputy Undersecretary Hakkı Akil, will be in Kyrgyzstan from Sunday through Thursday and will have talks in Bishkek before its return, according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry on Saturday.
The delegation is also expected to visit the southern cities of Osh and Jalal-Abad, where ethnic clashes and riots took place last month, killing hundreds and injuring many more, Todays Zaman reported. .
The statement said the delegation and Kyrgyz officials will hold discussions regarding issues of bilateral cooperation. Among the agenda items, the statement said there will also be an "action plan" drafted by Turkey to bolster the ethnically split former Soviet republic's efforts to maintain stability during its fragile period of transition. Further information on the content of the plan was not available.