Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to hold next round of border talks

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Representatives of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will hold the next stage of negotiations on the issue of disputed sections on the common border in March, TASS reports citing the press service of the Kyrgyz Cabinet of Ministers.

“The government delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic from March 10 to March 16, 2023 will hold a meeting in Dushanbe with colleagues from Tajikistan, at which they will discuss the delimitation and demarcation of the common section of the state border,” the representative of the Cabinet of Ministers said.

According to her, the working group of Kyrgyzstan at the upcoming meeting in Tajikistan includes 15 people headed by the special representative of the Cabinet of Ministers for border issues Nazirbek Borubaev.

The length of the state border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan is about 980 km. Negotiations on its delimitation have been ongoing since December 2002. Since 2017, Dushanbe and Bishkek have significantly stepped up this process.

At present, more than two thirds of the line of passage of the border have been identified and mutually recognized by the states, the remaining sections are considered disputable.

Source: avesta