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MOSCOW, February 28 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and Kazakhstan started drafting an agreement on demarcation of the western part of the Russia-Kazakhstan state border, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday following another meeting of the Joint Russia-Kazakhstan demarcation commission on February 13-17 in Alma-Ata.
“The parties have agreed a plan of field demarcation works for 2012, adopted an Instruction on execution and publication of documents on demarcation of the Russia-Kazakhstan state border, and started working on the Agreement between Russia and Kazakhstan on demarcation of the western part of the Russia-Kazakhstan state border,” the ministry said.
Next meeting of the demarcation commission is expected to take place in Moscow in March.
The Russia-Kazakhstan border is over 7,500 kilometres long. It is the longest land border in the world.