Passing of passenger vehicles and individuals the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border has accelerated today, the press service of the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan told AKIpress.
"If 2 cars an hour were admitted into the territory of Kazakhstan until yesterday, then starting from 9:00 October 19, 5 cars an hour are passing the border. There are almost no traffic jams there," the press service said.
About 50 citizens and 20 cars are standing in lines at the Ak-Jol checkpoint to enter Kazakhstan. The cars are admitted every 5-10 minutes, the statement said.
As for the trucks, 400 trucks are in line to get into the territory of Kazakhstan through the Ak-Tilek checkpoint. 1 truck is being checked by border guards for 15-20 minutes in average, the statement said.
"In all the checkpoints on Kyrgyz-Kazakh border the cars pass the border each 5-10 minutes, the trucks — 15-20 minutes," the statement said.
Governments of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan agreed October 18 in Astana to provide a priority order of crossing the Kazakh-Kyrgyz border for individuals with personal luggage, regular passenger buses, cars, empty cargo vehicles starting from 12 am October 19.
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