Meeting with members of the European Parliament

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Within the framework of participation in the seventh meeting of the Cooperation Council between the Republic of Tajikistan and the European Union, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin met in Brussels with members of the European Parliament under the leadership of Ms. Iveta Grigule-Peterse, Head of Delegation of the European Parliament on relations with Central Asia.

During the meeting, a wide range of issues related to the multidimensional relations between Tajikistan and the European Union, especially in political, socio-economic, energy, education, culture and tourism spheres, security as well as regional cooperation were discussed.

The sides highly appreciated the role of inter-parliamentary ties between Tajikistan and the European Union in promoting fruitful relations of Tajikistan with this influential interstate union.

It was stated that Tajikistan considers the European Union as its reliable partner on the international arena and therefore the cooperation of the sides should be unprecedentedly deepened in order to promote the sustainable development of Tajikistan, its socio-economic progress, political stability and security of the country, the elimination of modern threats and challenges.

Also the interlocutors exchanged views on issues of the international agenda and other topics of mutual interest.

Source: Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan