Putin calls for a diplomatic solution to the border crisis between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

18 September, 2022
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Putin calls for a diplomatic solution to the border crisis between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed by phone with his Tajik and Kyrgyz counterparts the border clashes between the two countries, calling for a diplomatic solution to the crisis.


"Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in telephone conversations with Kyrgyz President Sadir Gabarov and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon," the Kremlin press office said in a statement on Sunday.


Putin called on the parties to "avoid further escalation and take measures to settle the crisis as soon as possible by peaceful and diplomatic means."


The Russian President also affirmed his country's readiness to provide the necessary assistance to ensure stability in the border region between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.


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