On January 10, the non-profit organisation «Fund for Sverdlovsk Region Governor’s Programmes» and the «Our Home» Centre for the Development of National Cultural Organisations and Support for Migrants, with the assistance of the Consulate General of Kyrgyzstan in Yekaterinburg, sent humanitarian aid to Batken Region of Kyrgyzstan, the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan reported.
Sverdlovsk Region of Russia sent warm clothes for children.
The authorities of Batken Region expressed gratitude to the Russian side for its support.
As was reported, more than 140,000 citizens of Kyrgyzstan were forced to flee their homes to find safety as a result of the recent Kyrgyz-Tajik border conflict in Batken Region in September 2022. Most of them are women and children.
On September 19, answering questions of journalists, Chairman of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan Kamchybek Tashiev said about 300 homes in Batken Region had been destroyed in the latest armed clashes.