Russia, Tajikistan sign agreements in military, migration and energy
Russia and Tajikistan have signed agreements in military, energy and migration following negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon, Ria News reported.
The agreement on status and conditions of Russian military base's stay on the territory of Tajikistan was also signed.
The defence ministries of both countries have signed a memorandum on cooperation in military field. This document provides specific joint activity of ministries in a short run. The memorandum is on cooperation in military resources development, the RF president assistant Yuri Ushakov explained journalists.
In his words, these are 'very important documents, also from the point of view of security and stability in the region'
Memorandum on development plans of cooperation in migration field was also signed. Ushakov noted that Russia is welcoming the work of Tajik migrants on its territory.
The president assistant noted that some 1.13 million workers from Tajikistan are currently residing in Russia, money transfers of these migrants amounted to $3 billion dollars, which makes up almost the half of Tajik GDP.
Energy ministries of the countries signed a memorandum on supply of oil and oil products. A joint statement of two presidents on the results of the visit was also made, an agreement on assistance in fight with illegal drugs turnover was signed.
The two countries are preparing intergovernmental agreements on cooperation in military field, energy and migration fields. The agreement was reflected in joint statement of the presidents, which was signed by Vladimir Putin and Emomali Rahman on Friday.