The head of the Eurasian Analytical Club, Nikita Mendkovich, shared his opinion with 24.kg news agency on the reasons for emerged confrontation between
According to the analyst, the decision to block the border from the Kazakh side was caused by the rhetoric of Almazbek Atambayev, which followed after the meeting of Nursultan Nazarbayev with the presidential candidate Omurbek Babanov.
«This conflict is especially sad amid the longtime partnership between the countries, participation in EEU and CSTO. However, there is every reason to hope that after the elections, whatever their outcome, the relationship will begin to recover. President Atambayev does not participate in the election race, and any new head of state or prime minister (if the center of power is transferred to the government in a new political configuration) will be able to disavow this rhetoric or simply start relations from a blank slate,» Nikita Mendkovich said.
He noted that
«This is a confrontation between the members of EEU and the CSTO, and this is the issue of the movement of people and goods that is the basis of the economic union. All this clearly indicates an intensification of the pre-election struggle in
The issue of the rule of law in EEU is more likely here. If «the blockade» has no legal basis, your country will be able to achieve its withdrawal through the arbitration bodies of the UnionNikita Mendkovich
He added that during the presidential elections detente will also be hampered by the domestic political context within which Kyrgyz politicians will be forced to put more tactical tasks in front of them.
Users of social networks began to report about problems while passing control on the border of