DUSHANBE , January 26, – During his stay in St. Petersburg , Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov has held a number of bilateral meetings with leaders of CIS states on sidelines of a summit meeting of the Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC).   

President Rahmonov, in particular met with his Belarus counterpart Aleksandr Lukashenko to discuss a range of issues related to further expansion of trade and economic cooperation between Tajikistan and Belarus .   

 Besides, Emomali Rahmonov had a working meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday [January 25].  The presidents discussed development of bilateral relations before a meeting of the EAEC Interstate Council, RIA Novosti reported.