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Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan extend duration of stay without registration to 30 days

by October 17, 2016 General

The parties signed a protocol on amendments to the Agreement on the residence of citizens of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the territories of the two countries, the Agreement on readmission and the Cooperation Programme between the Foreign Ministries of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 2017-2018.

“We signed a document, regulating the issue of the mutual duration of stay of our citizens. This Protocol on amendments to the Agreement on the residence of citizens of the two countries on each other’s territory, by which the citizens of the two countries can stay without registration up to 30 days on the territory of both countries. Of course, this document requires domestic ratification procedures. We hope that this document will not stay in ratification in the Parliament,” Y. Abdyldaev said.

Ministers also discussed the development and improvement of border crossing points on the border.

“This work has already begun, and it gives the corresponding results. We agreed that we will not stop and will continue to work across the border, all the checkpoints in order to create favorable conditions for mutual trips of citizens of our countries,” the head of the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said.

Y. Abdyldaev also noted that the Kyrgyz delegation is satisfied with the outcome of the negotiations. According to him, there is progressive development dynamics in the relations between the two countries.

“We have a lot of developments for meaningful work and significant untapped potential, even if there are problems. Most importantly, we have a deep desire, the desire to solve all the issues on the agenda. We allied states, fraternal states, ” he stressed.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan