EAM Jaishankar meets Tajikistan's top leadership, discusses Afghanistan crisis

Jaishankar also met his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev and the two leaders agreed to strengthen traditional cooperation on regional and multilateral issues.

published on : 16th September 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit Tajikistan for SCO summit

Khan to also have bilateral talks with Tajikistan President Emomali Rohmon focusing on enhancing trade, economic and investment ties with a particular focus on regional connectivity.

published on : 15th September 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticizes placing Afghans in Central Asia

Putin noted that there are no visa restrictions between Russia and its Central Asian allies, and said Moscow doesn’t “want militants appearing (in Russia) again under the guise of refugees.”

published on : 22nd August 2021

ICC welcomes Mongolia, Tajikistan and Switzerland as new members

Mongolia and Tajikistan are the 22nd and 23rd members of the Asia region, while Switzerland is Europe's 35th member, with the ICC now comprising 106 nembers in total.

published on : 19th July 2021

Jaishankar likely to meet Chinese foreign minister

According to sources, Jaishankar and Wang will discuss the security situation in Afghanistan and also the pending disengagement in Eastern Ladakh.

published on : 14th July 2021

Taliban claims to control 85 per cent of Afghanistan; President admits to difficulties in handling situation

Taliban said fighters had seized the border town of Islam Qala -- completing an arc of territory from the Iranian border to the frontier with China.

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban controls two-thirds of Afghan-Tajik border: Russia

This week more than 1,000 Afghan troops fled into Tajikistan after a blistering offensive by the insurgents in the north of Afghanistan. 

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban wins close consulates; Tajikistan reinforces border

Nearly 1,000 Afghan soldiers have fled the Taliban advances by crossing the border into Tajikistan, according to reports from Tajikistan.

published on : 6th July 2021

Over 1,000 Afghan troops flee to neighbouring Tajikistan after clashes with Taliban

The exodus of troops followed another weekend of fighting across much of the northern countryside where the Taliban have overrun dozens of districts, spurring fears that Afghan forces are in crisis.

published on : 5th July 2021

Taliban gains in northern border forces Afghanistan government to recruit militias

Observers say that the move only resurrects militias that will be loyal to local commanders or powerful Kabul-allied warlords, who wrecked the Afghan capital during the 1990s fighting.

published on : 25th June 2021

Pakistan to provide domestically manufactured arms to Tajikistan

The agreement was part of several memorandums of understanding signed between the two countries during the visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to Pakistan.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan try to end cross-border clashes

Kyrgyzstan’s Health Ministry said 13 people died and 134 others were injured in the clashes that marked the worst outbreak of hostilities between the two countries since they gained independence.

published on : 30th April 2021

S Jaishankar calls on Tajikistan speaker; discusses parliamentary support for Indo-Tajik cooperation

On Tuesday, the minister called on Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and discussed expanding bilateral economic and development cooperation.

published on : 31st March 2021

India backs UN on comprehensive ceasefire in Afghanistan, says EAM Jaishankar

The Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process is a 15-member regional initiative aimed at finding a lasting solution in war-torn Afghanistan.

published on : 31st March 2021

In Dushanbe, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian and Turkish counterparts

S Jaishankar held separate talks with his counterparts from Iran and Turkey on the sidelines of a multilateral conference in Dushanbe.

published on : 29th March 2021
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