Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan increase mutual terms of stay with no registration up to 30 days
Today in Astana the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Erlan Idrissov and Erlan Abdyldayev have signed a range of crucial documents.
The sides signed a Protocol on introducing amendments to the Agreement on migration rules for citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic on the territories of both countries, the Agreement on Readmission and the Programme on Cooperation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for 2017-2018.
We have signed a document regulating the issue of mutual stay of our citizens. It is a Protocol on introducing amendments to the Agreement on migration rules for citizens of both countries, which provides for 30-days of no-registration stay on the territories of both countries. The document certainly requires domestic ratification procedures. We hope that the document, which the citizens of both countries are waiting for, will not take long time for ratification in the Parliament, E. Abdyldayev said.
The Ministers have also discussed the issues of development and improvement of border crossing points.
The work was already launched and gives the corresponding results. We agreed not to stop and to continue the work across the border, at all the checkpoints, to create favorable conditions for mutual trips of our countries citizens, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said.
E. Abdyldayev also noted that the Kyrgyz delegation is satisfied with negotiation outcomes. According to Kyrgyz Minister, there is a progressive development dynamics in the relations between two countries.
We have a lot of developments for the meaningful work and a significant untapped potential, even if there are problems. Most importantly, we have a deep desire to solve all the issues on the agenda. We are allied states, fraternal countries. We have been and we will remain such nations, he stressed.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan