According to TASS, this was stated by the head of the republic's foreign ministry Ruslan Kazakbayev during a meeting with Kazakh foreign minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi held in Nur-Sultan.

"Kazakbayev asked the Kazakh side to consider the possibility of rendering assistance in providing the Kyrgyz side with medicines and personal protective equipment on a gratuitous basis for the needs of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic," the statement says.

In addition, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, "taking into account the socio-economic situation" in the country, asked the authorities of the neighboring state "to consider the possibility of providing financial and technical assistance to the Kyrgyz side."

Earlier it was reported that checkpoints will be installed on November 1 at the entrance to the East Kazakhstan region (EKR) in connection with the spread of coronavirus infection.