Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 18
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Border troops of the National Security Service of Uzbekistan have taken measures to strengthen protection of the country's borders, including those with Kyrgyzstan, due to preparation for the celebration of Novruz holiday, according to the report of the Committee for State Border Protection of the National Security Service of Uzbekistan March 18.
At present, the situation at the Uzbek state border is calm, no incidents have been recorded, according to the committee.
Increased security measures have been taken in Uzbekistan on the eve of Novruz holiday, measures on protection of public order in places of holding festive celebrations, as well as on prevention of emergency situations and provision of road and fire safety have been strengthened in the country.