Tajikistan will expand cooperation with Russia in addressing modern threats

20/01/2016 16:02
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, January 20, 2016, Asia-Plus -- In a major foreign policy address, President Rahmon said on January 20 that to deal with threats posing by international terrorism, political extremism, fundamentalism, separatism, drug trafficking, and transnational organized crime Tajikistan would continue to follow an “open door” policy of developing “relations of friendship, disinterested and mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries of the world.”

He stated that close ties with neighboring and regional states were a priority, to be based on “friendship, good neighborliness, and non-interference in each other's internal affairs.”

“We will continue cooperation with traditional partners, in particular with Russia,” said Rahmon.  “We want to expand cooperation with Russia in addressing modern threats and challenges.”  

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