China and Kyrgyz stressed the need to coordinate their efforts in the fight against terrorists in a joint press communique issued in Beijing Sunday.
The communique was jointly issued by Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan and Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Muratbek Sansyzbayevich Yimanaliyev who made a working visit to China from November 22 through 25.
The two sides affirmed the need to accelerate the process of establishing the legal base and operational mechanism of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). And in this regard the two countries will join efforts to push for the early formulation of the SCO Charter and the early setup of Bishkek anti-terrorist institution.
The two sides also voiced the determination to cooperate in the fight against separatism and extremism on both bilateral and multilateral levels.
The two sides held the United Nations and its Security Council should play an active role in restoring peace and stability in Afghanistan. They called for the earliest possible establishment of an Afghan government that is broadly based, representing the interest of all ethnic groups and friendly to all neighboring countries.
The two sides agreed that the resolution on the issue of borders between China and Kyrgyz will be conducive to the development of the friendly bilateral relations.
(People’s Daily November 26, 2001)