Sep 17, 2021, 5:58 PM
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Iran, Tajik officials meet on sidelines of SCO summit

Tehran, IRNA - Minister of Justice of Iran Amin Hossein Rahimi met and held talks with Minister of Justice Muzaffar Ashouriyon and Prosecutor-General of the Republic of Tajikistan Yusuf Rahmon on Friday.

During the meeting held on the sidelines of the 21st summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the two sides evaluated the relations between Iran and Tajikistan in the field of judicial and legal cooperation and stressed the need to develop cooperation in areas of mutual interest .

They also focused on activating existing agreements and developing a plan for continuing dialogue to further develop cooperation in related areas.

Given the current situation, the two sides stressed the need for regional countries to cooperate in counterterrorism.

The 21st summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) opened in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Friday, with participation of heads of 12 member and observer states, including Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.

President Raisi along with top officials from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are present in the event, while presidents of Russia, China, India, and Mongolia take part in the summit via video conferencing. 


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