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President of Kyrgyzstan preparing for visit to Uzbekistan

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev intends to visit Uzbekistan. Preparation for this trip has already been started by the relevant state bodies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

According to the Foreign Ministry, negotiations of the working group on border issues continue according to the approved schedule. The exact date of the visit hasn’t been announced yet.

Almazbek Atambayev visited Uzbekistan on December 24, 2016, in Samarkand he met with the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Uzbek Foreign Affairs Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said earlier that the sides agreed on almost a thousand kilometers of borders. He said that Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan described and agreed on almost a thousand kilometers of the border. The absence of border claims between the countries will be reflected in the agreement, which will be signed in Tashkent by the Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Almazbek Atambayev.