Central Asia Faces Unprecedented Security Challenges, Says Tajik FM

Saturday, 04/13/2024

Sirojiddin Muhriddin, Tajikistan's Foreign Minister, remarked during a gathering of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Minsk that these nations face unprecedented security challenges.

Muhriddin also warned about the situation in Afghanistan.

According to the RIA Novosti news agency, he said that the situation in Afghanistan can affect all the member states and lead to a change in the geopolitical balance across Eurasia.

The Tajik Foreign Ministry also stated that regional cooperation and security issues have been discussed in this meeting.

Foreign ministers from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan attended the meeting.

Muhriddin called on the member states to take more effective actions to improve the security situation in the region.

The Tajik Foreign Minister also emphasised on the need to increase the efficiency of the counter-terrorism center of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

As his country shares a border with Afghanistan, he stated that Tajikistan has been grappling with unprecedented security challenges for three decades.

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