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Tajikistan: Putin and Tajik President Rahmon tout trade ties in Dushanbe01:25

Tajikistan: Putin and Tajik President Rahmon tout trade ties in Dushanbe

Tajikistan, Dushanbe
February 27, 2017 at 15:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon welcomed his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Dushanbe on Monday, to talk further development of bilateral relations as well as strategic partnership in Central Asia.

Putin said Tajikistan was one of Russia's most important partners in the region, commending Tajikistan's trade turnover. "There are a lot of large-scale projects being implemented, and we have good plans," the Russian president stated.

Earlier on Monday, Putin was hosted by his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Almaty for a round of bilateral cooperation talks. Tajikistan was the second stop of Putin's Central Asian tour, before he travels to Kyrgyzstan. All three visits have been timed to coincide with celebrations of 25 years of diplomatic ties with the Central Asian countries, with celebrations to be ongoing throughout the year.

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon welcomed his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Dushanbe on Monday, to talk further development of bilateral relations as well as strategic partnership in Central Asia.

Putin said Tajikistan was one of Russia's most important partners in the region, commending Tajikistan's trade turnover. "There are a lot of large-scale projects being implemented, and we have good plans," the Russian president stated.

Earlier on Monday, Putin was hosted by his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Almaty for a round of bilateral cooperation talks. Tajikistan was the second stop of Putin's Central Asian tour, before he travels to Kyrgyzstan. All three visits have been timed to coincide with celebrations of 25 years of diplomatic ties with the Central Asian countries, with celebrations to be ongoing throughout the year.

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