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Kyrgyzstan announces ceasefire with Tajikistan after deadly clashes

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Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan agreed a ceasefire on Friday after days of clashes at the border left several dead and more than 30 wounded, according to Kyrgyz authorities.

“The heads of the Kyrgyz and Tajik State Committees for National Security Kamchybek Tashiev and Saimumin Yatimov agreed on a ceasefire at 16:00 local time (10 GMT),” according to a statement by the Kyrgyz border patrols.

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