Dozens of people have been killed and others injured in border fighting, with both sides blaming each other.
More fighting has taken place between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan over border territory – a dispute that goes back to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Skirmishes that started a few days ago have killed and injured dozens of people.
Both landlocked nations are accusing each other of breaking a recent ceasefire.
But what’s caused this latest round of fighting?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Kadyr Toktogulov – Former Kyrgyzstan ambassador to the US and Canada
Sergei Markov – Director of the Institute of Political Studies in Moscow and a former member of the Russian parliament
Bruce Pannier- Journalist who specialises in Central Asia