2021 Kyrgyzstan–Tajikistan conflict
|2021 Kyrgyzstan–Tajikistan conflict|
|Part of the post-Soviet conflicts|
Map showing the borders between Kyrgyzstan (red) and Tajikistan (orange).
|Commanders and leaders|
|Casualties and losses|
33,388+ Kyrgyz civilians displaced |
(as of 2 May)
A border conflict happened between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from 28 April to 1 May 2021. The conflict began because of an old water dispute between the two Central Asian countries. At least 46 people were killed in the events and more than 30,000 civilians were displaced.
References[change | change source]
- "Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan agree ceasefire after border clashes". Reuters. 1 May 2021.
- "Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan forces exchange gunfire in worst border flareup in years | Eurasianet". eurasianet.org. Retrieved 29 April 2021.
- Staff, Reuters (29 April 2021). "Kyrgyz, Tajik security forces clash at border in water dispute". Reuters. Retrieved 29 April 2021.
- "Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan agree new ceasefire after border clashes". www.aljazeera.com.
- "Heads of Kyrgyz, Tajik national security committees agree to stop fire, withdraw troops". Trend.Az. 1 May 2021.