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Tajik government pays utmost attention to measures to strengthen border security, says Tajik leader

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In a statement delivered at the international conference in Dushanbe, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon noted on October 18 that Tajikistan is at the forefront of the fight against the threat of extremism and terrorism, and “we are protecting not only the region, but also territories beyond from the catastrophic consequences of this phenomenon.”   According Read More

Presence and activities of ISIS and Al-Qaeda will expand in the region, says Tajik president

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Inaugurating the International High-Level Conference on “International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorism and Prevent the Movement of Terrorists” in Dushanbe, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon noted on August 18 that it is obvious that over the years, the range of threats and challenges arising from terrorism and extremism has been steadily Read More

Taliban ask for assistance in addressing the environmental consequences of the wars in Afghanistan

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In a statement delivered a gathering marking Global Climate Change Week in Kabul, Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), Abdul Salam Hanafi noted on October 16 that one of the negative effects of climate change in Afghanistan is the disruption of the balance of rainfall and untimely snowfalls.   According to Read More

ADB supports improvement of water supply, sanitation in Tajik capital through providing US$38 million grant

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According to the ADB Tajikistan Resident Mission (TJRM), the grant agreement was inked here by Tajikistan Minister of Finance Fayziddin Qahhorzoda and ADB Country Director in Tajikistan Shanny Campbell.   The grant reportedly supplements the US$41.18 million grant ADB approved in 2018 to improve water supply and sanitation systems in Tajikistan’s capital.   Water supply Read More

Tajik blogger Imomali sentenced to 10 year in prison

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Noted Tajik blogger Daler Imomali has got a ten-year jail term. He must also pay a fine.   Imomali’s relatives told Asia-Plus today morning that a court in Dushanbe’s Shohmansour district sentenced Daler Imomali to 10 years in prison on October 17.   They did not say anything else, and they did not name the Read More

Tajik FM meets with EU Special Representative for Central Asia in Dushanbe to discuss cooperation

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According to the Tajik MFA information department, the parties discussed state and prospects for further expansion of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and the European Union.   Mr. Muhriddin and Ms. Hakala reportedly also exchanged views on a number of international and regional issues being of mutual interest.   Ms. Terhi Hakala arrived in Dushanbe to Read More

Tajik authorities investigate media reports saying that Tajik nationals were Involved in deadly shooting in Russia

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The Tajik Interior Ministry told RFE/RL in a written statement on October 17 that “Tajikistan’s embassy in Moscow is trying to clarify whether or not Tajik citizens were involved in the deadly shooting.”   Meanwhile, relatives of a 24-year-old Tajik man, Ehson Aminzoda, told RFE/RL that Russian authorities had identified him as one of the Read More

Military jet crashes into residential building in Yeysk killing at least 13 people

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Citing Russia’s Defense Ministry, RIA Novosti reported that the incident was due to one of the engines catching fire.   “According to the report of the ejected pilots, the cause of the plane crash was the ignition of one of the engines during take-off. At the site of the crash of the Su-34 in the Read More

Putin agrees to present archive maps to help solve border disputes between Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

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Kyrgyz Security Council Secretary Marat Imankulov said on October 17 that Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov asked Putin to help with the demarcation and delimitation of the Kyrgyz-Tajik border when they met last week along with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of a summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Kazakhstan.   “I Read More

Tajikistan, EU Discuss Bilateral Relations

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin received the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Ms. Terhi Hakala. The meeting took place here on Monday, on the sidelines of the High-Level Conference on “International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorism and Prevent the Movement of Terrorists” Read More