Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan discuss issues related to checkpoints
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Governmental delegations of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Prime Minister Elyor Ganiyev and Kyrgyzstan led by Deputy Prime Minister Zhenish Razakov held a meeting in Ferghana on 20 April.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, the parties discussed issues related to checkpoints at the Uzbek-Kyrgyz State border, included in the intergovernmental Agreement on checkpoints across the State border dated 24 July 2004, and at intersections that are not included in the agreement.
Following the talks, a Protocol was signed, which fixed an agreement on holding the next meeting of the working groups of the two countries on the delimitation and demarcation of the interstate border in the near future in Kyrgyzstan in accordance with the schedule for 2019, as well as continuing to agree on the draft Protocol on changes and additions to the existing Agreement on the checkpoints across the State Border.
The meeting was attended by the leaders of the adjacent regions of the two countries - Andijan, Namangan, Ferghana regions of Uzbekistan and Batken, Jalal-Abad, Osh regions of Kyrgyzstan.