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Border Monitoring Visits in Kyrgyzstan

UNHCR NO in Kyrgyzstan  and partners (FVLWB) jointly with State Migration Service visited 10 border check points in Jalalabad and Batken provinces covering border areas with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on 20-23 of May. During  mission they have been introduced to the State Border Service  personnel, assessed UNHCR information stands and discussed with border officials at entry points on asylum issues, providing information on international and national obligations on asylum-seekers and refugees arriving at state borders, identification and referral system. Also, training was conducted on May 24th  for SBS personnel and head of shifts on International law  and national legislature on refugees and treatment of asylum seekers at the border by UNHCR staff and implementing partners.