COVID-19 Latest Log in  
Kyrgyzstan|foreign policy|September 17, 2022 / 10:31 PM
UN ready to assist Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan in identifying sustainable solution to border disputes

AKIPRESS.COM - The UN Secretary-General is following the escalation of violence along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border with great concern. He is deeply saddened by the loss of life and extends his condolences to the victims and their families, Spokesman for the Secretary-General Stéphane Dujarric said.

"The Secretary-General calls on the leadership of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan to engage in dialogue for a lasting ceasefire. Both sides should take full advantage of the existing mechanisms on the ground to defuse tensions," the statement said.

The United Nations stands ready to assist in identifying a sustainable solution to the border disputes, if requested by the sides.

All rights reserved

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2022.

Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency.

Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.

Our address:

299/5 Chingiz Aitmatov Prosp., Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic

e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;

Follow us: