Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec. 11
By Demir Azizov– Trend:
The protocol on amendments and additions to the agreement between the governments of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan on checkpoints of the Uzbek-Kazakh state border dated September 4, 2006, came into force, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan said.
This protocol was signed in the city of Astana on September 7, 2012.
The document provides for amendments to the existing list of border checkpoints, including the inclusion of an additional rail checkpoint and optimization of four road checkpoints.
This international agreement will help to improve and strengthen transport links as well as improve the transit potential of both countries, according to the ministry.
Follow us on Twitter @TRENDNewsAgency