Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan mull border delimitation
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31
By Kamila Aliyeva – Trend:
Bishkek hosted latest round of continuous negotiations between the delegations of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan on the delimitation of the state border, which this time lasted for nine days and ended July 29, according to the information published on the website of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry.
During the latest talks representative delegations, on the basis of mutual coincidence of positions, continued their joint work on the demarcation of certain sections of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz borderline.
Following the negotiations, which were held in traditionally friendly and constructive atmosphere, relevant Protocol was signed.
Uzbek delegation was headed by Ilhom Nematov, while Kyrgyz delegation was led by Kurbanbay Iskandarov.
Nematov also held a meeting on this issue with Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Zhenish Razakov.
Total length of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border is 1378.44 kilometers. Nearly 50 sections of the borderline, totaling at about 300 kilometers haven’t been delimitated yet.