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15-10-2015, 16:01

Tajik president leaves for Kazakhstan to attend CIS summit


Avesta.Tj | 15.10.2015 | Tajik President Emomali Rahmon left here on Thursday to take part in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) summit in Kazakhstan’s northern region of Akmola.


The summit’s agenda would include 17 items, of which 4 would be discussed in the narrow format: a statement on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the United Nations, a statement on struggle against international terrorism, the CIS presidency, which is expected to pass on from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan next year, as well as the venue of the next meeting of the Council of the CIS heads of state.

An address devoted to the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident and the legal foundation for controlling migration processes will be discussed in the enlarged format.

The CIS heads of states are expected to adopt a resolution on forming a group of border and other agencies to settle crisis situations on the CIS external borders and approve a program of cooperation in strengthening border security on the external borders in 2016-2020.

The CIS, founded in 1991 as a regional association of former Soviet republics, groups Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.