Heads of the Russian and Tajikistani military departments noted aggravation of situation on the Afghan direction
Russia and Tajikistan are confronted with additional risks in the zone of collective security, facing sharp aggravation of situation on the Afghan direction, emphasized the Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu in the course of the meeting with the head of the Tajikistani military department Lieutenant-General Sherali Mirzo.
The head of the Russian Defence Ministry claimed that unfortunately, the situation in the region of the collective security was not getting better. There have appeared conditions for the arrival of the ISIS units that will bring additional treats.
General of the Army Sergei Shoigu noted that Russian Defence Ministry implements all programs aimed to rearm and reequip the Armed Forces of Tajikistan, to raise capabilities of the Russian military base in different directions.
Russian Defence Minister expressed confidence that all the taken arrangements were to influence the solid stability situation in the region.
In his turn, Sherali Mirzo stated that the bilateral plan of military cooperation between two countries was very intensive. He also added that Tajikistan stands for holding the counter-terrorist operation by Russia in Syria.
“We stand in full solidarity with you”, said Sherali Mirzo.