Tajikistan has appealed to its allies in the CSTO with an appeal to help the republic cope with the challenges from Afghanistan, RIA Novosti reports.
“Tajikistan, as a country with the longest border with Afghanistan, is taking the necessary measures to contain the situation and counter the threats and challenges emanating from this country. terrain, it is difficult to cope with this task alone, “- said Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the CSTO Khasan Sultonov at a meeting of the permanent council of the organization.
According to Tajikistan, the situation requires an “adequate response” from the CSTO. It is necessary, among other things, to strengthen the potential “to protect the southern borders,” Sultonov added.
“In this context, the need to ensure the implementation of the decision of the Collective Security Council of September 23, 2013″ On rendering assistance to the Republic of Tajikistan in strengthening the Tajik-Afghan border. ” – concluded the permanent representative.
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