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Ties with Tajikistan to be re-energised

Ties with Tajikistan to be re-energised

Mar 25, 2012 - 13:45

DUSHANBE (PANinfo-icon): Bilateral ties between Afghanistaninfo-icon and Tajikistan are expected to hit new heights as presidents of the neighbouring countries vowed to enhance all-round cooperation in promoting peace in the region.

Visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai “emphasised on bolstering deep bilateral relations between the two countries.” Tajik President Aman Ali Rahman welcomed his counterpart and applauded Afghanistan’s decade-old progress -- hoping peace would prevail this New Year," said the Presidential Palace in Kabulinfo-icon.

A statement from the palace said the meeting took place late on Saturday, with the presidents discussing ways to strengthen the two-way partnership. On Saturday, Karzai flew to Dushanbe to attend the 5th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan

(RECCA) Summit, slated for March 26.

Afghan, Tajik, Iranian and Pakistani leaders slated to attend the high-profile regional meet. Afghanistan is expected to host the 6th RECCA summit and the traditional Nawroz festival next solar yearinfo-icon.

In Dushanbe, Rahman also greeted Karzai on Afghan New Year and stressed his nation’s steadfast support for Afghanistan.

Senior officials from Afghanistan, Pakistaninfo-icon and the United States will attend the Trilateral Core Group meeting on the sidelines of RECCA meet at the Afghan embassy in Dushanbe.



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