Telephone conversation between the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

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On March 9, 2021 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Muhriddin had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Ruslan Kazakbaev.

During the meeting the Foreign Ministers exchanged views in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual understanding on current issues of bilateral relations and the regional and international agenda. In view of the forthcoming events this year, the parties exchanged views on the organization of events at the highest and highest levels, including in the framework of the CSTO, SCO and the Summit of Central Asian Heads of State. In this regard, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan S. Mukhriddin received from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic R. Kazakbayev invited to take part in the 9th Ministerial Conference "Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process", which is scheduled for March 30 in Dushanbe.

During the talks, special attention was paid to the issue of demarcation and demarcation of the state border. The Foreign Ministers stressed the importance of using the full potential of the Intergovernmental Commission on delimitation and demarcation of the state border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as the implementation of previously agreed commitments of the parties, which will provide an opportunity to resolve border issues.

The Foreign Ministers of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan also exchanged views on trade and economic cooperation and discussed issues in the field of transport and communications. In this regard, Minister Mukhriddin stressed the need to use the wide transit potential of the parties and give international status to the border checkpoint "Karamik" on the state border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

In order to further expand and strengthen bilateral relations, it was proposed to consider the issue of holding an intergovernmental meeting of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to address a range of bilateral issues and political consultations at the level of Deputy Foreign Ministers in 2021.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan