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29-09-2015, 10:20

Tajik president meets Afghan chief executive in New York



Avesta.Tj | 29.09.2015 |Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met with Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan government's Chief Executive Officer, on Monday in New York City, the presidential press service said Tuesday.

"I hope that our joint efforts and of all international community will facilitate the ensuring of stability, peace and prosperity in Afghanistan”, said Rahmon during the meeting.

Rahmon and Abdullah highly commended the current level of relations between their countries and discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Afghanistan in the spheres of politics, security, economic, social domain, energy, transport and education.

They paid more attention to the implementation of regional projects for the construction of railway Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan, preparation of basis for construction of railway China-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran and CASA-1000 power transmission line from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The sides also had a constructive dialogue concerning the security issues, in particular in ensuring peace and stability in the border areas between Tajikistan and Afghanistan, and the joint efforts to fight terrorism, extremism and drug trafficking.