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they have been coming for decades for land where fresh water flows, that each claims his . But since Thursday, the geopolitical conflict betweenand has taken a dramatic turn, during the worst recent clashes between these Central Asian countries. Following , during which military and civilians of the two edges exchanged shots, the Kyrgyzstan reported this Friday of a review of 134 wounded, including 13 dead in his camp. Among the victims is a 13-year-old girl.
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Two wounded are in serious condition and about 11,500 inhabitants of two districts in the Batken region were evacuated. "They have been placed in places specially developed [...] or went to family members," said the authorities of this border area with Tajikistan.
For its part, Tajikistan officially reported only two people injured by bullet. But the Russian Press Agency Ria-Novosti, citing a source within the Town Hall of the Border City of Isfara, has reported at least three deaths and 31 wounded on the Tajik side.
Thursday afternoon, the Kyrgyz diplomacy announced that the foreign ministers of the two parties had agreed on "a complete truce" from 20 hours (local time) and the "return of troops to their previous places of deployment "
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Mutual Agreement To end the conflict
Friday morning, in a statement published by its State Information Service, Tajikistan addressed, recognizing that the two parties had reached "a mutual agreement to put an end to the armed conflict, and remove the staff and military equipment to the permanent deployment sites".
The clashes that erupted along the border between the two poor and mountainous countries have been the most violent for years. The confrontation of Thursday between their two armies has worried that it does not degenerate into a broader conflict. A police representative in the Kyrgyz Batken, border with Tajikistan, said by telephone that the shots had continued during the night "but not intensively".
Plot from the contested borders since the Soviet era
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Border disagreements between three countries sharing the fertile Fergana Valley - Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan - arise from demarcations made in the Soviet era. The border route separated certain groups from their country of origin.
More than a third of the Kyrgyz-Tajike border is disputed, including the area surrounding the Tajike Enclave of Vorukh, where the Thursday conflict broke out, a regular stumbling block of land claims and concerning access to L 'water.
The two parties rejected the responsibility for these clashes, which come back at regular intervals. The National Kyrgyz Security Committee stated that Tajikistan has "deliberately caused a conflict", accusing his opponent of having "installed positions to perform mortar fires".
A recurring and murderer conflict in 2019
on the other hand, the National Security Council Tajike accused the Kyrgyz army for opening fire on Tajike troops. Tajikistan also stated that a conflict had erupted the day before between civilians and seven Tajiks had been wounded by stone jets.
The murderer incidents had been particularly marked in 2019. In September, three Tajiks border guards and a Kyrgyz had been killed in exchange of shots. The leader Tajik Emomali Rakhmon had met in July 2019 his counterpart of the time, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, for a handful of symbolic hand. But these discussions on "delimitation of national borders" and "the settlement of border conflicts" had not been successful.
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