IA-Center: Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan agree on another 80 km of state border

The length of the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan is 987 kilometers, of which 664 have been specified . Tajik authorities claim that more than 80 kilometers of the border with Kyrgyzstan have been agreed over the past year. It is not reported which sections of the state border line are in question.

Chairman of the State Committee for Land Management and Geodesy of Tajikistan Orif Khojazoda said at a press conference on July 20 that the authorities want a speedy resolution of the border dispute with the neighboring state. “We also have a heart, we understand that living on the border, in fact, is not so easy. Therefore, we are doing our best to resolve this issue,” he said. Orif Khojazoda noted that 519.9 km have been specified to date. Tajik-Kyrgyz border. “Further work will be carried out continuously to resolve all issues related to the problems of delimitation and demarcation of the border,” the head of the state committee added.

In various sources, the length of the border line between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan is given in different ways – from 970 to 987 km. President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in April of this year, during a working trip to Isfara, said that since 2002 “663.7 km of the 987-kilometer border between the two states, that is, 68.4 percent of the border line, have been identified and agreed upon.” And the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov then wrote on his Facebook page that the total length of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan is 972 km, of which 664 km have been agreed. According to Orif Khojazoda, until the border is fully defined, it is impossible to give an exact figure.

Meanwhile, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov on July 21 in Cholpon-Ata, where the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of Central Asian countries was held, in particular, noted that work continues on the delimitation of borders with Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. “I want to note that we have shown political will and will do our best to turn these borders into a zone of peace and prosperity, and turn the Ferghana Valley into a real oasis, ” Japarov said.

22 July, 2022