President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov held a working meeting on measures to ensure border security, including on issues on the Kyrgyz-Tajik section of the state border in Batken region, reports 24kg.
Sooronbai Jeenbekov stressed that ensuring of border security, development of cross-border cooperation with neighboring countries, creation of the most comfortable conditions for a safe life of residents of border areas of the country remain the main priorities of state policy.
"Solution of these issues is a complex task, in which all branches of government, executive structures and local self-government bodies should take part. Along with this, it is necessary to strengthen preventive measures and explanatory work among the local population", stressed the President.
He drew attention to the need to improve infrastructure and address the social and economic issues of border villages and districts.
Recall, another conflict took place on Kyrgyz-Tajik border on July 22. As a result of the conflict, 17 local residents, police and border guards were injured. According to the Tajik side, one citizen of the Republic of Tajikistan died, other ten were injured.