China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan highway will be launched this month. This was reported ca-news agency.

On February 23, Foreign Ministry of China's spokesman Geng Shuang made a statement at a press conference regarding to the highway China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan. "From October 30 to November 1, 2017, we tested the highway Tashkent - Andizhon - Osh - Irkeshtam - Kashgar. We are planning to launch the highway this month because of the positive test results", - he said.

Recall, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are planning to construct a railroad Tashkent - Andizhan - Osh - Irkeshtam - Kashgar. If this railway puts into operation, it will compete with the Dostyk-Alatau (Alashanku) railroad and the Trans-Siberian highway passing through Kazakhstan.

“The Qazaq Times”