Kazakhstan has approved a law on ratification of the intergovernmental agreement with Turkmenistan on the regime of the Kazakh-Turkmen state border.
The relevant document was signed by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on April 28, Akorda reports.
Turkmenistan borders Kazakhstan on the Caspian Sea, and the length of the land state border between the two countries is 458,263 kilometres.
The document was drafted by national security officials of the two countries.
The proposed regime includes a procedure for border maintenance, the passage of persons, vehicles, cargo, and joint management of border incidents.
In exceptional cases (in the interests of national security, epidemics, and emergencies), the parties may temporarily restrict the crossing of the state border in certain sections.
Hunting and chasing animals across the state border (including shooting aimed at a neighbouring territory) is prohibited.
Residents are allowed to fish within their part of the border waters with the permission of official agencies.
Credits: Eziz Boyarov, Ashgabat