The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev and the Head of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Kohir Rasulzoda met the day before.
Negotiations were reportedly held at Kyzyl-Bel checkpoint on the Kyrgyz-Tajik state border. The parties discussed situation in connection with the border incident with use of firearms that occurred on September 16.
Recall, a shootout occurred on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border on September 16. One Kyrgyz serviceman died, 13 were injured, including a teenager. Tajik authorities report about 12 injured citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan and 3 dead.