Iran-Tajikistan presidents call for consolidation of ties
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Tajik counterpart on Tuesday evening called for consolidation of relations in all fields between Tehran and Dushanbe, IRNA reported.
On the sidelines of the first Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit here, President Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, by referring to excellent and growing relations between the two countries, said that undoubtedly the two states will do their best to further develop ties.
Ahmadinejad stressed that there is a great capacity for expanding ties between Tehran and Dushanbe, which should be used in the best way.
President Rahmon also underlined necessity of efforts of both countries' officials to activate all existing capacities and expand ties in all fields between Tehran and Dushanbe.
President Ahmadinejad arrived in Kuwait city on Tuesday afternoon to attend the first Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit (ACD).
Participating countries in the A.C.D. are Iran, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Brunei, Mongolia, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Syria.
So far, 10 meetings have been held in the level of foreign ministers and this is the first summit meeting.