Sirojiddin Muhriddin meets with Indian External Affairs Minister in Moscow to discuss cooperation

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Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin yesterday met in Moscow with Indian External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, on the sidelines of the Council of Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO-CFM).


According to the Tajik MFA information department, the two discussed the state and prospects of further expansion of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and India.


They, in particular, discussed issues between the countries in political, economic, cultural and military spheres.


During the meeting, Tajik foreign minister appreciated humanitarian aid provided by India to Tajikistan to battle the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).


Meanwhile, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said in a tweet that he had a “warm meeting” with his Tajik counterpart Sirojiddin Muhriddin and expressed satisfaction with the growing bilateral and regional cooperation.”


“A warm meeting with Tajik FM Sirojiddin Muhriddin.  Pleased with our growing bilateral and regional cooperation.  Highly value this strategic partnership,” the Indian External Affairs Minister said.


Earlier yesterday, Jaishankar extended greetings to Tajikistan on its 29th Independence Day.


“Congratulate my colleague FM Sirojiddin Muhriddin and the Government and people of Tajikistan on their Independence Day.  Our strategic partnership continues to reach newer heights,” he said in a morning tweet.


Source: Asia Plus