Fighting broke out between the Central Asian states of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan last Wednesday, with around 94 people confirmed dead so far. Yesterday, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan released the death toll in recent border clashes. According to German media, Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Health reported that at least 59 people were killed and more than 130 injured during the latest clashes. 37,000 people have been evacuated from there. Meanwhile, the government has declared Monday, September 19, a day of mourning for the victims. Tajikistan’s foreign ministry said at least 35 people, including women and children, have been killed in recent clashes. The Tajik Interior Ministry said several people were killed in Saturday’s clashes, but the ministry did not provide any casualty figures. Earlier this week, the war reportedly erupted when the two countries accused each other of using heavy weapons to attack the border. Post and surrounding settlements. The two sides agreed to a ceasefire on Friday, but fighting resumed on Saturday. The two countries continue to fight over a poorly demarcated border, but tensions have generally subsided quickly. The ceasefire agreement is largely working, as the situation along the border remained calm on Sunday afternoon. Kyrgyz officials said Sunday morning that the fighting on Saturday night was “peaceful, without any untoward incident.” Kyrgyz officials added that the situation along the border is calm and “inclining toward stability.” Both countries are former Soviet republics and allies of Russia. The Kremlin said in a statement that Russian leader Vladimir Putin held talks with Kyrgyz President Sadir Zafriov and Tajik leader Imam Ali Rahman on Sunday. The Kremlin also said Putin asked the two countries to take steps to prevent further escalation. “Take special measures to resolve the situation as soon as possible through peaceful, political and diplomatic means.” Most of the border issues between the two countries date back to the Soviet era, when Moscow tried to divide the region between groups that had settlements. Often located in other races.