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Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan
On 28-29 April 2021, the tensions between the residents of Kyrgyzstan (Batken province) and Tajikistan (Sughd province) in the border areas escalated into an armed conflict, resulting in casualties and displacement of thousands of people in both countries. As of late 29 April, the governments of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan announced their agreement on ceasefire and continued to work during 30 April – 3 May on stabilizing the situation in border areas, including on cessation of all hostilities and withdrawal of military forces from the point of contact. As of 4 May, the situation seemed to have got under control.
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