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15-09-2015, 10:37

Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan discuss cooperation prospect


Avesta.Tj | 15.09.2015 | Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and visiting Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev met here a day before a summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) that is kicking off  Tuesday.

According to the Tajik presidential press service, Rahmon and  Atambayev discussed issues related to prospects of further expansion of bilateral cooperation between their countries.

Rahmon said that Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan ought to use effectively their natural and climatic conditions and similar economic structures.

Atambayev, for his part, highly appraised Tajikistan’s rotational presidency in CSTO.

The two presidents stressed  that energy, agriculture and trade are priorities of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

They also paid a special attention to the border problems and development of cross-border trade between their countries, discussed expansion of transportation ties and transit opportunities of the two countries, as well as construction of transit railway and highways, gas pipelines and power transition lines.

A number of regional and international issues being of mutual interest was also discussed at the meeting.