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The agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on cooperation in the field of rail transport

of December 25, 1996

The government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic the hereinafter referred to as Contracting Parties,

aiming to facilitate implementation of international carriages of passengers and loads by rail between both states, and also transit across their territories to the third countries and from them,

attaching importance to coordination and joint activities of rail transport of both states,

wishing to develop the relations in the spirit of mutual assistance and mutual advantage,

agreed as follows:

Article 1

1. Contracting parties recognized necessary to perform the coordinated tariff policy accepted by Council of heads of administrations of the railroads of state members of the Commonwealth in interstate and international messages.

2. Contracting parties agreed to transport passengers and loads by the railroads between the countries on the basis of the regulations existing at the time of the signature of this agreement.

3. Contracting parties agreed to coordinate the actions in case of development of tariff policy for transit of passengers and loads by rail from the Kyrgyz Republic on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan and from the Republic of Uzbekistan transit across the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic for the purpose of attraction of additional transit cargo flows on these directions with the conclusion in necessary cases of the relevant agreements.

4. Contracting parties agreed in transit loads from the Kyrgyz Republic to the Kyrgyz Republic en route through the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan to consider the possibility of provision of privileges for rates on the basis of bilateral agreements between railway administrations of Contracting Parties, according to the tariff policy operating at the moment.

5. Contracting parties agreed about joint use of the cars belonging to the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic without presentation of payment for use of cars in their time spent for railway districts of Contracting Parties.

Article 2

The conclusion of this agreement does not influence current agreements of Contracting Parties with the third states.

Article 3

Contracting parties mutually recognize in the territory licenses for implementation of transportations and other forwarding activities, the certificate and other documents for the management and escort of locomotives and railway vehicles issued according to national legal systems of Contracting Parties.

Article 4

Contracting parties agreed:

keep action in the territories of the existing Charter of the railroads, rules, provisions, instructions, standards, specifications and other regulations regulating rail activity;

grant the right to relevant organs of control of railway transport to hold negotiations on cooperation, exchange of the scientific and technical and other information promoting further development of cooperation;

on mutual basis to change operating and to adopt the new regulations regulating rail activity and infringing on interests of Contracting Parties.

Article 5

For the purpose of uninterrupted export and import of food, grain, oil products and other loads Contracting Parties will provide timely return of own and leased cars belonging to the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 6

Contracting parties shall render to railway personnel during stay in the territory of other Contracting Party assistance in accomplishment of the service duties, and in case of sudden diseases or injuries - free medical care.

Article 7

Contracting parties will cooperate in the field of training of specialists of rail transport and recognize the qualification documents issued to each of Agreeing the Parties, have equal legal force in the territories of both Contracting Parties and do not require legalization.

Article 8

All matters of argument which I can arise in connection with interpretation and accomplishment of individual clauses of this agreement will be permitted by negotiations and consultations.

Article 9

Competent authorities of Contracting Parties are:

from the Republic of Uzbekistan - state and joint-stock rail carrier "Uzbekiston темир yullar";

from the Kyrgyz Republic - Management of the Kyrgyz railroad under the Ministry of transport of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Article 10

According to the mutual arrangement Contracting Parties can make changes and additions to this agreement.

Article 11

This agreement is signed sine die and becomes effective from the date of its signing.

Any of Contracting Parties has the right to suspend or denounce action of this agreement, having informed on it in writing other Contracting Party at least in three months prior to expected date of suspension or denouncement.

It is made in the city of Tashkent on December "25", 1996 in two authentic copies, everyone in the Uzbek, Kyrgyz and Russian languages. In case of disagreements in case of interpretation of the text of the Agreement the text in Russian will be assumed as a basis.


For the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan

For the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic

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