The deep political military, economic and social crisis in Afghanistan, which has become a matter of concern to the world community, is causing tension in the region.

President Emomali Rahmon remarked this here yesterday during a meeting with newly appointed ambassadors of a number of countries.  

According to the Tajik president’s official website, Tajik leader emphasized that Tajikistan is ready to offer its extensive logistics capabilities for provision of assistance to Afghanistan.

“The territory of Afghanistan is still remains a source of proliferation of modern threats and challenges, and our country, which has a long border with Afghanistan, is located in the frontline of addressing them,” Rahmon said.  

The meeting reportedly took place within the framework of the ceremony of ten new appointed ambassadors presenting their credentials to the president of Tajikistan.  

Among them are Ambassador Viktor Denisenko of Belarus, Ambassador Alimirzamin Gavvam oglu Askarov of Azerbaijan, Ambassador Emre Zeki Karagul of Turkey, Ambassador Timothy Aidan Marshall Jones of the United Kingdom, Ambassador David Grichting of Switzerland, Ambassador Vaclav Elik of the Czech Republic, Ambassador Radoslaw Gruk of Poland, Ambassador Toomas Tirs of Estonia, and Ambassador Zahangir Alam of Bangladesh.

During the meeting, Tajik leader expressed confidence that the new ambassadors will give impetus to partnership cooperation between their countries and Tajikistan.  

During the meeting, Emomali Rahmon also told them about negative impacts of COVID-19, the impact of the global financial and economic crisis on countries, climate change and mitigation of its effects, use of green energy, efficient use of hydropower resources, global initiatives of Tajikistan on preservation of glaciers and other global problems, the Tajik president’s official website says.