At a meeting with voters in Namangan, the presidential candidate from UzLiDeP Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke about an attempt to illegally cross the border with Afghanistan, the Nigokh Telegram channel reported.
“The other day there was also an attempt to illegally cross the border of our state. The attempt was made by one drug lord. But our position on the inviolability of borders is tough, if necessary, we will use weapons to protect our border,” the incumbent president said.
According to him, an Uzbek soldier from Namangan died during this recent situation.