Kazakhstan to open a corridor for citizens of the country on the border with Russia
The authorities of Kazakhstan proposed to organize corridors on the border with Russia through which Kazakhstanis and trucks with food will be able to enter the republic. The queues at the checkpoint formed after Russia announced the mobilization max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >
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On the border of Kazakhstan and Russia, they plan to open a green corridor for the passage of Kazakhstanis and trucks with food, said Deputy Prime Minister— Minister of Trade and Integration of the country Serik Zhumangarin, Tengrinews reports.
The Deputy Prime Minister said that he had held a meeting with government agencies the day before, and also discussed the situation on the border with his colleague, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister.
«Because on the other side of the border there are also Kazakh citizens who find it difficult to pass, and trucks with food. It seems that they agreed, he (Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.— RBC) made the appropriate provision. Today the border services will talk to each other. They will try to provide a green corridor for our citizens and food trucks,— told Zhumangarin.
Car queues at the border of Kazakhstan and Russia arose after partial mobilization was announced in the latter. According to eyewitnesses who are standing in line to enter the republic at the Mashtakovo checkpoint, the traffic jam has stretched for kilometers, people have been standing in it for more than a day. Residents of Kazakhstan, stuck in traffic jams at the border, complained to the authorities about the inability to return home.
On September 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization. Since then, as of September 27, about 100,000 Russian citizens left for Kazakhstan alone, while more than 60,000 people left the country during the same period. Such data was provided by the acting chairman of the Migration Service Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic Aslan Atalykov.
Due to the large influx of Russians to the northern regions of the country, the Kazakh authorities decided to create special migration headquarters in the country. They will explain to visitors the procedure for further actions, monitor the timeliness of registration, maintain security and law and order. President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev also said that he would negotiate with Russia on the influx of its citizens.
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