BISHKEK, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Head of the Kyrgyz interim government Roza Otunbayeva said Kyrgyzstan will fulfill all its obligations in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), local media reported on Monday.
Otunbayeva said during a meeting with visiting SCO Secretary-General Muratbek Imanaliev on Monday that Kyrgyzstan wishes to further strengthen cooperation with other SCO members.
Imanaliev said he will meet with members of the interim government during his trip and discuss major issues with them.
It is of the utmost importance to understand the difficulties that Kyrgyzstan is facing and the help its people need, Imanaliev said.
The secretary-general also pledged economic assistance to Kyrgyzstan, and said members of the SCO are willing to carry out more cooperation with the Central Asian nation.
Meanwhile, local media quoted Deputy Prime Minister of the interim government Almazbek Atambaev as saying that China will provide humanitarian aid worth 4 million U.S. dollars to Kyrgyzstan.
Former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has left the country and announced his resignation after the riot on April 7, which saw clashes between the police and opposition supporters, and later the formation of the interim regime headed by former foreign minister Otunbayeva.
The SCO is an intergovernmental organization founded in 2001 by China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.