TurkPA offers condolences over deaths of Kyrgyz citizens in Tajik invasion

Politics News 20 September 2022 13:44
TurkicWorld Daspina Hasanova
TurkPA offers condolences over deaths of Kyrgyz citizens in Tajik invasion

BAKU. TurkicWorld:

Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries (TURKPA) Mehmet Sureyya Er and Deputies Secretary General visited the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to Azerbaijan in connection with the day of national mourning in the Kyrgyz Republic declared by President Sadyr Zhaparov, reports TurkicWorld with the reference to Kabar.

Armed clashes that took place on Sept. 14-17 at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border resulted in the death of 59 people and wounded from among the Kyrgyz citizens and damaged infrastructure.

Reaffirming the commitment of the Assembly to the norms and principles of international law and settlement of contradictions peacefully by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue and negotiations, the Secretary General expressed the support of TURKPA to the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic for a peaceful resolution of border tensions between the two states.

TURKPA recalls the inadmissibility of violence and of the aggression with the use of weapons against civilians and civil infrastructure, and the importance of the dialogue for strengthening mutual trust, as well as sustainable peace and stability in the region.

Mehmet Sureyya Er also stressed the significance of mutual support among Turkic peoples and brotherly countries.

Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Azerbaijan Kairat Osmonaliev briefed the TURKPA delegation on the ongoing situation at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border and measures taken by the Kyrgyz Government and officials on settlement of the situation in peaceful manner.

TURKPA Secretary General left a note in the book of condolence at the Embassy, extended condolences to the families of those died during the border clashes and wished fast recovery of the injured.