DUSHANBE, 11 October (BelTA) –Belarus and Tajikistan have managed to advance bilateral relations to the level of strategic cooperation, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the talks with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Lukashenko first of all thanked Emomali Rahmon for the warm welcome of the Belarusian delegation. The head of state also pointed to the rapid development of Tajikistan. “I am amazed by the speed and scale of the transformations taking place in your country. As I deal with Minsk development issues every day, I understand how much it takes to keep the capital of Tajikistan beautiful and neat,” the head of state said.
According to the president, the current level of bilateral contacts allows the two countries to have a candid discussion of the most complex issues of the bilateral agenda, as well as interaction in international and integration associations.
“The determination of the two countries to strengthen partner and allied relations, to expand and scale up contacts made it possible to upgrade bilateral relations to the level of strategic cooperation. In general, there are no topics that we cannot discuss. We do not hide anything from each other. We discuss all kinds of issues in a friendly, fraternal way and I think we will find a solution,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.