DUSHANBE , March 9, Asia-Plus - Officers of the Russian Operational Group staying in Tajikistan are conducting a 10-day training for deputy heads of frontier outposts of the Tajik Committee for Protection of State Border, according to information from the Russian border service’s directorate in Tajikistan .  

The source says two teams of the Russian military instructors yesterday left for Tajik border units on the Tajik-Afghan border.  “In the course of the training the advisers are instructing Tajik border officers in methods of organization and planning of patrolling efficiency of the Tajik frontier outposts and conduct of training for soldiers,” the Asia-Plus interlocutor said.  

Russian officers also will share their experience in organizing moral and psychological security of daily service of military units as well as methods of conducting complex events on education work at the frontier outposts.    

Under the bilateral agreement that was signed on October 16, 2004, an operational group of the Russian Federal Security Service is staying in Tajikistan to perform advisory functions, provide assistance to Tajik border guards in the effective border patrolling and training of the young generation of border guards.