Kyrgyz say Kazakhs tighten border amid election tensions

12.10.2017

Kyrgyz authorities says Kazakhstan has tightened control along the border between the Central Asian neighbors amid tension over the October 15 presidential election in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan's State Border Service told RFE/RL on October 11 that long lines of automobiles and people formed near several checkpoints as Kazakh authorities appeared to step...