On November 17, Kyrgyz parliamentarians discussed an agreement with Uzbekistan on some sections of the Kyrgyz-Uzbek state border and joint management of the Kempirabad water reservoir. President Sadyr Japarov attended the meeting. Chairman of the State Committee for National Security Kamchibek Tashiev reported on the draft laws, the press office of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan reports.
Tashiev reported that the plots of land with a total area of 19,699 hectares will be assigned to Kyrgyzstan:
Gavasay – 12,849 hectares;
Kok-Serek – 105 hectares;
Bayastan – 212 hectares;
Ungar-Too – 35 hectares;
Kara-Beles – 25 hectares;
Ak-Tash – 100 hectares;
A section of the Sharikhan-Sai canal – 19.5 hectares;
Uzbekistan will assign 500 hectares of land to Uzgen district of Osh Region and 500 hectares of land to Suzak district of Jalal-Abad Region. The Ortho-Tokoy reservoir remains with Kyrgyzstan.
4,485 hectares of the territory of the Kempirabad water reservoir remains with Uzbekistan. It was agreed that Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan will jointly manage the water resources of the reservoir. The Uzbek side will ensure free and unhindered access of Kyrgyz citizens to the water reservoir.