DUSHANBE, 16 September (BelTA) – The meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe lasted over two hours, BelTA has learned.
The heads of state discussed in detail the bilateral agenda and welcomed positive trends in bilateral cooperation. According to them, it is necessary to maintain momentum and move on in the spirit of the strategic partnership agreement signed earlier.
The agenda of the meeting was dominated by international issues, including the situation in Afghanistan, and the CSTO consolidated position on this issue.
The heads of state compared notes and exchanged views in the run-up to the upcoming summits in Dushanbe.
The one by one meeting was then expanded to include the foreign ministers.
Emomali Rahmon gave a short tour of the Palace of Nations that will host the upcoming summits.
As BelTA reported earlier, the meeting of the two leaders took place shortly after Aleksandr Lukashenko's arrival in Dushanbe. The presidents discussed bilateral cooperation, the military and political situation in the region and the forthcoming summits of the CSTO and the SCO in the capital of Tajikistan.