On September 19, the founder of national peace and unity – the leader of the nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Honorable Emomali Rahmon, met with the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Honorable Seyed Ibrahim Raisi, on the sidelines of the general debates of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, United States of America.
Further strengthening of Tajikistan-Iran relations and important regional and international issues were discussed at the meeting.
The leaders of the two states expressed their satisfaction with the constructive political dialogue and the successful continuation of relations, first of all, in the fields of trade and economy, energy, transport and transit, tourism, multi-directional cooperation between the regions and regions of the two countries, the increase of flights between the two countries and the simplification of the movement of the people of the two countries. the country was considered necessary.
It was emphasized that the practical implementation of the “Program of economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries until 2030” and the continuation of the effective activity of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission will be of special importance for the realization of the goals.
During the meeting, the leaders of the two countries discussed the cooperation of the countries within the framework of international and regional organizations, including the United Nations and its institutions, the Economic Cooperation Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the increase in modern threats and dangers, such as terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking, transnational organized crime and cybercrime, which pose serious problems to the security situation of the countries.
Regarding the situation in Afghanistan, it was emphasized that Tajikistan and Iran, as the closest neighbors, are more interested in restoring peace and stability in this country than others.
During the meeting, the parties also had a fruitful discussion on other issues of interest.