Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan had a meeting with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon to discuss issues related to bilateral relations and partnership in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
Pashinyan arrived in Tajikistan in the evening of September 15 for the CSTO summit due Thursday.
The interlocutors discussed issues related to the development of bilateral relations as well as cooperation within the framework of CSTO.
Nikol Pashinyan and Emomali Rahmon highlighted the expansion of ties in the economic sphere, the implementation of retroactive steps in that direction, which will contribute to the increase of the trade turnover between Armenia and Tajikistan. The parties expressed confidence that there is a great potential in that direction.
The leaders of Armenia and Tajikistan exchanged views on the agenda of the CSTO Collective Council meeting and measures aimed at ensuring security in the CSTO region.
On September 17, the Armenian PM will participate in a joint session of the CSTO and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.