Putin congratulated the President of Tajikistan with the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Tajikistan. Congratulatory telegram posted Saturday on the Kremlin website.

“In recent years Russian-Tajik relations develop fruitfully on the basis of the traditions of friendship that unites our peoples. Signed more than 150 bilateral agreements to regulate cooperation in political, economic, military, scientific-technical, cultural and other spheres. Efficient interaction within the CIS, CSTO, SCO, UN, OSCE and other multilateral structures,” – said, in particular, in the telegram.

The Russian President expressed confidence that the strategic partnership between Russia and Tajikistan will fully continue to strengthen and coordinate efforts in countering international terrorism, extremism, TRANS-border crime and other regional security threats will continue. “This meets our common interests, is in line with ensuring peace and stability in Central Asia”, – he said.

Putin wished Rahmon good health and success, and all citizens of Tajikistan – peace and prosperity.