Meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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Within the framework of participation in the regular Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Central Asia and the European Union, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin met in Brussels with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

During the meeting, the sides discussed the current state and prospects of the development of multi-faceted relations between Tajikistan and the European Union.

It was expressed satisfaction over the level and content of the dynamically developing relations between Tajikistan and the European Union within the framework of various mechanisms of bilateral and regional cooperation. The interlocutors exchanged views on key aspects of the partnership between Tajikistan and the European Union, including in the political, social, trade, economic, investment spheres, as well as in the field of security and regional cooperation.

Minister S.Muhriddin, in conversation with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy F.Mogherini, expressed hope that the EU would increase its assistance to Tajikistan in ensuring border security and the prevention of drug trafficking (within the BOMCA and CADAP programs), the effective implementation of EU socio-economic projects in Tajikistan through the new EU Strategy for Central Asia and the next Multiannual Indicative Program between Tajikistan and the European Union.

Also a constructive talk took place on issues of the international agenda and other topics of mutual interest.

Source: Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan