Chief of the Russian General Staff General of the Army Valery Gerasimov had a meeting with his counterpart from Tajikistan Major General Emomali Sobirzoda. The parties discussed issues of raising combat capabilities of the Tajik Armed Forces.
General of the Army Valery Gerasimov stressed that all jointly taken measures would allow to neutralize security challenges and threats in the region.
General of the Army Valery Gerasimov reminded that the Russian Federation was Tajikistan with weaponry and hardware. Moreover, 607 military servicemen of Tajikistan are studying in educational establishments of the Russian Defence Ministry. The 201st Russian military base holds annual training for up to 1,000 junior specialists.
According to Chief of the Russian General Staff, Russia and Tajikistan have common tasks in strengthening security in the Central Asia region. The countries have been building the relations taking into account these tasks. The sides are paying special attention to cooperation in military and technical fields.
In his turn, Major General Emomali Sobirzoda expressed his gratitude for the attention paid to development of bilateral cooperation and joint build-up of the army of Tajikistan.