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Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan signed Roadmap on cooperation

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by December 2, 2017 Business

On the instructions of Head of State N. Nazarbayev following the meeting with the President of Kyrgyzstan in Minsk, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan held negotiations with the governmental delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic, following which the Roadmap on bilateral economic cooperation was signed, including on the situation on the border.

The Roadmap contains 50 measures on the complex solution of topical issues of bilateral cooperation, cooperation in the field of border, transport, phytosanitary and veterinary control, customs and tax administration. The document includes 16 operational measures, 5 short-term and 29 systemic measures.

“These measures are aimed at further adapting the Kyrgyz economy to the standards and requirements of the EAEU in order to ensure access of Kyrgyz goods to the markets of the EAEU”, A. Mamin said.

After the signing of the Roadmap, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will adopt new approaches to jointly ensure the measures of customs, tax, veterinary, phytosanitary and sanitary-epidemiological control at the external borders of the EAEU and provide export-import and transit supplies through the Kazakhstani-Kyrgyz border with the participation of representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission .

The Kyrgyz side undertook obligations to exercise proper control in the above areas in full compliance with the requirements of the EAEU.

“The full and timely implementation of the Roadmap will allow to form a common market on the principles of transparency, legitimacy and mutual benefit, as well as provide a stimulus for strengthening mutually beneficial trade and economic ties in the traditional way of good-neighborliness and friendship”, A. Mamin said.

At the same time, as the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan said, “joint work will be conducted to comply with the requirements of the technical regulations of the EAEU, including the certification of Kyrgyz goods in Kazakhstan’s conformity assessment bodies”.

Following the signing of the Roadmap, the sides agreed that from 00:00 December 3, 2017, the Border Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan at all points of the Kazakhstani-Kyrgyz border will pass from the enhanced border control to the daily border protection.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050

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