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President of Tajikistan: “We still have a great platform for regional cooperation on the use of water and energy resources by taking into account the interests of all countries in the region”
By signing several important agreements, the countries of the region managed to ensure water supply activities acceptable for all stakeholders in the difficult period of transition to the market economy”, – said the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in his speech at the opening ceremony of the High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind in Access to Water and Sanitation.
Emomali Rahmon has added that: “At the same time, we still have a great platform for regional cooperation on the use of water and energy resources by taking into account the interests of all countries in the region. The use of this potential in its full capacity may become an influential factor towards leading the countries of the region to sustainable development.
“By committing to just and rational use of water resources, we consider the constant implementation of water cooperation diplomacy as the only efficient tool for achievement of these noble objectives. Accordingly, Tajikistan stands ready to establish and expand mutually beneficial cooperation with all interested countries at the regional and international levels”, – the Head of state Emomali Rahmon has stressed.
Exclusive interview of Dodojon Ruziev, Head of Jumhuriyat newspaper’s Legal Department with Sirojidin Aslov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan
Dear Mr. Aslov, it is obvious that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has a leading position and plays a key role in implementation of independent Tajikistan’s foreign policy. Nowadays, we are on the eve of celebration of our State Independence. What are the achievements of our foreign policy?
- Tajikistan’s foreign policy is the product of independence period in its full sense, the founder and designer of which is the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon. Establishment of relations with the foreign world and introduction of Tajikistan as an independent country in international arena was one of the most important and currently most challenging aspects of state building at the beginning of our independence.
The Tajik Leader Emomali Rahmon for the first time delivered a statement at the United Nations in September 1993, in which he introduced to the world community Tajikistan’s constructive plans and desires, peace-loving political objectives, its intention to achieve national unity as well as strengthening and expansioning of cooperation with all friendly and peace-loving countries of the world. The Republic of Tajikistan, by acknowledging documents regulating international relations, including the United Nation’s Charter, Helsinki Final Act, Paris Declaration and other documents, established the foundation of its domestic and foreign policies and declared that human being and protection of its rights and freedoms are high values regardless of their nationality, religion, race and sex.
On July 18, 2016 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseinzoda received the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland Mr. Piotr Iwaszkiewicz, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Kemal Muftic and the Republic of Chile Mr. Juan Eduardo Eguiguren on the occasion of presenting copies of their Credentials.
During the meetings the Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister congratulated the Ambassadors on their appointment and wished them every success in further strengthening and developing of bilateral relations with Tajikistan.
The parties also discussed a wide range of issues in the fields of political, economic, agricultural, health, tourism, cultural, humanitarian cooperation, and in the framework of international organizations. The common interest on further development of bilateral and mutually beneficial cooperation was assured.