Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan border conflict: UK statement to the OSCE

F.P. Report

LONDON: UK Deputy Ambassador Brown welcomes ceasefire between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and urges both sides to pursue a diplomatic solution

The United Kingdom expresses its deepest condolences to the victims and their families following the border clashes that took place between the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, beginning on 14 September.

We welcome the ceasefire reached between the two countries and urge both sides to pursue a diplomatic solution to this conflict, which is in both parties’ interests.

The United Kingdom remains committed to supporting the OSCE in its efforts to help facilitate a peaceful and lasting resolution.