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Conflict between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan resolved

President Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with the head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. This became known today on the sidelines of the CSTO summit in Minsk.

The presidents discussed the prospects for bilateral relations, including the resolving the situation on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that everyone knows the reasons for the situation on the border of the two countries. «Therefore, we came to this decision: there is «a road map», which was drawn up by the governments of our countries, we examined it. The working groups of the two countries will discuss and sign this road map,» Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

He noted that it was decided to establish control at the border from both Kazakh and Kyrgyz side. Also, three people from EEU will pass and inspect the cargoes. Check on the border with China will be carried out in the same way.

Nursultan Nazarbayev said that he invited Sooronbai Jeenbekov to pay an official visit to Kazakhstan.

«We talked about all the existing issues, and came to a common solution. The governments of the two countries should finalize the «roadmap» for resolving a number of interaction issues during December. Then many problems will be solved, because they are completely resolvable. The borders will be opened before the signing of the «road map». All tasks and issues of bilateral cooperation will be resolved within the agreed terms, "Sooronbai Jeenbekov stressed.

The situation on the border became complicated on October 10. Kazakhstan has strengthened phytosanitary control. Almazbek Atambayev, before leaving the post of president, described the step of the neighboring state as a blockade. As before, hundreds of trucks stand in queues at the border.