On May 1, 2021, at the initiative of the Turkish side, a telephone conversation between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic R. Kazakbaev and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Turkish Republic M. Chavushoglu took place.
At the beginning of the conversation, M.Chavushoglu expressed condolences to the people of the Kyrgyz Republic in connection with the tragic consequences led to the death and injury of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic in the events took place on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border on April 28-29, 2021. At the same time, he welcomed the agreements reached to stabilize the situation and the measures taken by the parties to prevent further escalation of tension.
Minister R. Kazakbayev, thanking the interlocutor for the kind words, noted that on April 30, Kyrgyz and Tajik sides, in accordance with the agreements reached between the President of the Kyrgyz Republic S. Japarov and the Head of State of the Republic of Tajikistan E.Rakhmon, as well as telephone conversations between the heads of foreign affairsoffices, came to a mutual agreement on the cessation of hostilities and the withdrawal of troops and military equipment from the border areas. R. Kazakbayevinformed about the creation of a joint working group from among the employees of law enforcement agencies and executive authorities of the two countries in order to implement the planned measures and create appropriate stabilizing conditions for further fruitful negotiation process in the interests of the two friendly peoples and states.
M. Chavushoglu noted the determination of the Turkish side in providing medical and humanitarian assistance to the victims, and also expressed the readiness of the Republic of Turkey to all possible assistance in the socio-economic and infrastructural restoration of the region of the Kyrgyz Republic affected by the conflict.