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Publish Date: 19:47 - 20 February 2015
Tehran, YJC. Tajikistan’s interior minister expressed willingness to benefit from Iran’s experience in fighting drugs and arms trafficking.

General Ramazon Rahimzoda, the Interior Minister of Tajikistan, met Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi Moqaddam in Tehran on Thursday, where the two discussed ways to benefit mutual cooperation.

Rahimzoda, who also serves as his country’s police chief, stated his country will soon dispatch "expert delegations” to Iran to receive training from the Iranian police Naja as part of an agreement the 2 neighbor countries signed earlier.

Moqaddam, for his part, said Iran is willing to promote cooperation with the neighbor country and other regional countries in a bid to counter drug smuggling, terrorism and extremism.

Rahimzoda also held a separate meeting with his Iranian counterpart Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli earlier in the day.

There, Tehran and Dushanbe agreed to launch a joint workgroup to promote border security.

Rahimzoda and Rahmani Fazli also inked a security and military cooperation memorandum of understanding.

Rahmani Fazli had paid a visit to the Tajik capital of Dushanbe Earlier in September 2014.

There, he signed another MoU on fighting illegal drugs.

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