Russia: First Foreign Trip After Arrest Warrant |

Vladimir Putin

Moscow, Oct 12.- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday in his first foreign trip since the International Criminal Court (ICC) ordered his arrest in May over the forced deportation of Ukrainian children. .

Russian news agency TASS reported that Putin will begin his program in the Asian country with an official meeting with Kyrgyzstan’s representative, Satir Dzabarov, where they will hold talks and hold a signing ceremony for bilateral agreements.

The Russian president is in the country to attend a meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which was established in 1991 under the leadership of post-Soviet Russia. Orbit of Moscow.

For this reason, he is expected to hold a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, as Russia is a mediator between Baku and Yerevan to reach a peace agreement within the framework of the process of reunification of the Nagorno-Karabakh region into Azeri territory.

Putin will attend a meeting with Tajik President Emomali Rajmon and attend the 20th anniversary celebration of a Russian air base in the town of Kant in northern Kyrgyzstan.

Putin has measured his moves since the start of the military offensive against Ukraine, but since May he has a new burden of arrest if he visits a country that has signed the Rome Statute. Kyrgyzstan is not on the list, so there is no obligation to execute an arrest warrant.

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