▲ Up
 
19:20 11-12-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Ashgabat, Kabul discuss situation on Turkmen-Afghan border, murder of Turkmen soldiers
Central Asia | politics | 18:46, 02 June 2014 | 1731

AKIPRESS.COM - Karzai+Mederov Turkmenistan has taken the issue of murder of its border guards with President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai as constant criminal activities have been reported in border areas of Faryab and Badghis provinces on the Turkmenistan-Afghan border.

Turkmenistan believes that Afghan criminal groups are involved in killing Turkmenistan border guards with the support of Afghan border security staff. The matter has been discussed between President Karzai and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov during their meeting in Kabul.

Cross border criminal activities have been reported in past also, and it has been noted that Afghan criminal gangs with the help of Afghan border security staff are trespassing Turkmenistan constantly. This matter was discussed during the meeting. The Afghan President accepted that such incidents are increasing, underlining the necessity for immediate measures to combat and stop criminal holdouts.

He suggested a session be convened soon by the border security commission of both states to contemplate over the issue while Meredov asked the Afghan Government to probe into the border incidents and arrest the perpetrators.

Karzai assured the Turkmen Minister that Afghanistan would start probes into the border incidents. He regarded the extensive cooperation between intelligence and security agencies of both the countries as important for thwarting criminal activities in the frontiers, and articulated that more Afghan security forces would be deployed in areas bordering Turkmenistan.

Related news:

3 Turkmen soldiers killed by armed group on border with Afghanistan

Taliban attacks border troops of Turkmenistan, three killed, two injured

LATEST NEWS
17:17 Trial of Uzbek national accused of Istanbul nightclub massacre to start in Istanbul17:15 Putin orders beginning of withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria17:12 Meeting of Akayev with citizens in Berlin cancelled thrice as activist was denied room for meeting17:07 4 people killed in road accident on Bishkek — Naryn — Torugart highway16:58 International film festival to be held in Issyk-Kul in 201816:57 Prominent politician Farid Niyazov appointed Chief of Staff of President's Office16:49 Chief of Staff of President's Office resigned16:41 Parliament committee ratifies Kyrgyz-Uzbek agreement on use of Orto-Tokoy water reservoir16:33 Agreement on Uzbekistan — China motor communication to come into force in 201816:18 Ministry of Justice offers to shorten terms for registration and cancellation of registration of media from 1 month to 10 days15:39 Jordan, Tajikistan sign cooperation documents15:34 Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters to reopen from early 201815:33 Mufti of Kyrgyzstan says ex-mufti is 'not guilty of anything towards Allah'14:58 AFP Central Asia journalist Chris Rickleton deported from Kyrgyzstan14:53 Girl dies in Talas after being hit by car and dragged for 50 meters14:51 California fire now larger than New York City14:34 ArcelorMittal's coal miners stage sit-in at four mines in Kazakhstan14:30 Sultanbek Jooshbayev re-elected Chairman of Council of Veterans of Ministry of Interior14:23 SWAT major detained with drugs14:09 Minor quake recorded in southeastern Kyrgyzstan
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)65-03-06