TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani congratulated his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev on the 26th anniversary of the Independence Day of the Kyrgyzstan.

Rouhani expressed hope in light of the serious will of the authorities of the two countries, friendly relations will be further developed in the interests of both nations.

He also wished good health, happiness, peace, and new achievements for the benefit of the further prosperity of Kyrgyzstan, and to his friendly people.

26 years ago, the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz Republic adopted a Declaration of Independence of Kyrgyzstan. The historic document was inked by Chairman of the Supreme Council Medetkan Sherimkulov. The document gave a start for the history of sovereign Kyrgyz state. All power in the country was transferred to the “hands” of the Supreme Council (later the Jogorku Kenesh or Parliament).

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