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Kyrgyz-Tajik dispute area to receive special status

The Batken region of Kyrgyzstan, where an armed border conflict with Tajikistan took place in late April, will receive a special status in the near future, Prime Minister of the republic Ulukbek Maripov said on Tuesday. "The …

Gas station exploded in Dushanbe

A powerful explosion occurred in Dushanbe at a gas station located in the western outskirts of the city, the fire department of the Tajik capital informs. "A powerful explosion occurred at a gas station located in the Zarafshon …

Russia to help Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan embrace peace

Following the principles of strategic partnership and alliance with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Russia is ready to assist in resolving any controversial issues between the countries by political and diplomatic methods in every possible way, …

UN comments on skirmish on Kyrgyz-Tajik border

The United Nation is following the Kyrgyz-Tajik border situation with concern, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq said. "We have seen these reports, and we do follow this with concern.  We are …

Leilek conflict: why do CSTO countries attack each other?

The situation on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan escalated in Leilek district on April 28. A day later military clashes between the Kyrgyz and Tajik forces broke out. Late on April 29, the sides agreed on a ceasefire and pulling back …

Japarov asks not to foment hatred

President Sadyr Japarov urged people, political forces and media in Kyrgyzstan to stay calm. The President asked not to foment hatred and to resist provocations. "We will find common language with Tajik brothers and will …

Kyrgyz and Tajik security forces clash at border

A firefight between Kyrgyzstan’s and Tajikistan’s military servicemen has broken out on the border between the two countries, the Border Service of Kyrgyzstan’s State Committee for National Security reported on Thursday. …

Tajikistan in talks to buy Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Tajikistan has started talks with Russia on registering and buying its Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, the central Asian nation's healthcare ministry said on Thursday. The first round of talks was on Wednesday, the …