Tajikistan

Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
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Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda

THE DIPLOMAT: Uzbekistan’s top priority in its foreign policy in the past two years has been to amend relations with its neighbors. A lot has been achieved, but nothing compares to the relief, appreciation, and excitement displayed by people on both sides of the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan border invoked by the new chapter of relations between the counties. Illustrating the saliency of security matters in the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan relationship, over the past several months there have been prominent interactions between the national security ministries of both countries, as well as their first ever joint military exercise.