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STATEMENT by State Committee for National Security Border Troops Directorate in Sughd

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The Kyrgyz side is taking deliberate actions aimed at escalating the situation in the border areas. “Despite the agreements noted in Protocol No. 42 dated September 25, 2022, the Kyrgyz side is taking deliberate actions aimed at escalating the situation in the border areas,» the State Committee for National Security’ Border Troops Directorate in Sughd Read More

Tajik officials meet with CSTO SG in Dushanbe to discuss improvement of protection of Tajik-Afghan border

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On the sidelines of the High-Level International Conference on “International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorism and Prevent the Movement of Terrorists”, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon yesterday met here with the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stanislav Zas.   The Tajik president’s official website says that in Read More

Tajik president, UNCOT head discuss cooperation

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon yesterday received the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNCOT) Vladimir Voronkov, who arrived in Dushanbe to participate in the High-Level International Conference on “International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorism and Prevent the Movement of Terrorists.”   The Tajik president’ Read More

Media watchdog condemns 10-year prison sentence for Tajik independent journalist Daler Imomali

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned a 10-year prison handed down to noted Tajik journalist Daler Imomali.   On October 18, the CPT released a statement condemning the ruling.   Independent journalist Daler Imomali was sentenced to 10 years in prison on October 17 on multiple charges related to his reporting, including participation Read More

There will be no peace between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan until arbiter stands between us, says Kyrgyz official

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There will be no peace between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Defense Minister Bakytbek Bekbolotov has told reporters in Bishkek, AKIpress reported on October 19.   “Unfortunately, the war does not end there. recently I met with the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stanislav Zas. I told him that there will be no peace between Kyrgyzstan Read More

Militants of the world’s most dangerous terrorist organizations gather along Afghan-Tajik border

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On the first day of the High-Level International Conference on “International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorism and Prevent the Movement of Terrorists”, which kicked off in Dushanbe on October 18, its participants expressed their concern for the security in the region and Tajikistan in particular.   Speaking at the conference, Read More

UN Secretary-General’s video message for international counter-terrorism conference in Dushanbe

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In his video message for the High-Level Conference on International and Regional Border Security and Management Cooperation to Counter Terrorists, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on October 18 commended Tajikistan and UN partners for promoting international cooperation to prevent and counter terrorism, including through the “Dushanbe process”.   He, in particular, noted that “to Read More

Tajik border service’s office in Sughd reports new provocations by Kyrgyzstan

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The Office of the Border Guard Directorate of Tajikistan in the Sughd province released a statement on October 19 accusing Kyrgyzstan of targeted actions to escalate the situation and provoke the emergence of new armed conflicts.   Tajik border service’s office in Sughd, in particular, says that despite agreements set out in a protocol of Read More

Bishkek wants CSTO peacekeepers along disputed segments of Kyrgyz-Tajik border

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Kyrgyz authorities have asked the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) to provide a limited contingent of troops at disputed segments of Kyrgyzstan’s common border with Tajikistan, where dozens of people were killed on both sides in clashes last month, Radio Liberty’s Kyrgyz Service reported on October 19.   Kyrgyz Defense Minister Baktybek Bekbolotov told Read More