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Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan agreed to withdraw additional forces from the border


Military personnel on the Kyrgyz-Tajik borderBISHKEK, Apr 12Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have agreed to withdraw additional military units from the border, RIA Novosti was told at the press center of the Border Service of the Kyrgyz National Security Committee. Directorate of the Border Troops of Tajikistan for the Sughd region, Major General Hikmatullo Pirakov. “During the negotiations, one of the first decisions was made to withdraw additional forces and means to permanent deployment points. Almost immediately, the parties began to withdraw forces and means from the scene of the incident,” the press representative said -center. According to him, the situation on the border is characterized as relatively stable, but with elements of tension. Border delegations will continue negotiations at the Ovchi-Kalacha checkpoint, the department added. In Kyrgyzstan, they announced a mortar attack from Tajikistan As stated in the Border Service of Kyrgyzstan, the incident on the border with Tajikistan occurred due to the fact that the Tajik border detachment crossed the border line and began to shoot in response to warning shots. Negotiations began immediately, thanks to which it was possible to stop the fire. But soon the firefight resumed and lasted about 30 minutes, in addition, the Tajik military fired mortars at the Kyrgyz village of Dostuk. According to the Kyrgyz authorities, one border guard was wounded on both sides. The border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from time to time becomes a zone of conflict between local residents and border guards. The reason for this is the non-delimited areas where it is impossible to determine how the border between states runs. The latest incident occurred at the end of January, when the clash that began due to the blocking of the Kyrgyz road lasted several hours, more than 30 people were injured on both sides. A truce was achieved only after negotiations between the representatives of the two countries.

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