Posts Tagged ‘tajikistan’

Delight as Tajikistan strikes triple gold in Dushanbe

Komronshokh Ustopiriyon made it three golds in three days for the host nation at the inaugural Dushanbe Grand Prix Public spaces in Tajikistan were packed with sports fans watching the final day of the inaugural Judo Grand Prix in Dushanbe – and once again the competitors performed in front of a capacity crowd that brimmed […]

What did the new US Ambassador, Manuel Micaller, Jr., bring to Tajikistan?

While Tajikistan, one of the five Central Asian (CA) states, is not a significant trade and investment partner for the US due to the size of its economy and its geographical isolation, it remains nonetheless a unique and crucial springboard for Washington to counter Russia and China. American interest in Tajikistan stems primarily from the […]

Why is Soros leaving Tajikistan?

As per the statement posted on the website of the Open Society Foundation (“Open Society” or Soros Foundation – which was declared an undesirable organization in Russia back in 2015), the so-called “charity” of American billionaire George Soros, whose fortune is estimated by Forbes at $6.7 billion, has decided to close its branch – the […]

Who is to Blame for the Escalation of the Situation on the Border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan?

Another shooting occurred which preceded a breakout of the conflict on the Tajik-Kyrgyz border on September 14. According to information from the Kyrgyz Border Service, Tajik military forces used civilians as human shields during the armed incident on the border, as well as MLRS and aircraft. It was noted that on the Tajik side, individuals […]

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan sign peace deal after deadly border clashes

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have signed a protocol to establish peace after a series of violent military clashes on the border left at least 100 people dead.  The documents were signed Tuesday by senior representatives from the two Central Asian countries.  “I really hope that today’s signed protocol of mutual understanding, which we started at our […]

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan sign peace deal after deadly border clashes

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have signed a protocol to establish peace after a series of violent military clashes on the border left at least 100 people dead.  The documents were signed Tuesday by senior representatives from the two Central Asian countries.  “I really hope that today’s signed protocol of mutual understanding, which we started at our […]

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan sign peace deal after deadly border clashes

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have signed a protocol to establish peace after a series of violent military clashes on the border left at least 100 people dead.  The documents were signed Tuesday by senior representatives from the two Central Asian countries.  “I really hope that today’s signed protocol of mutual understanding, which we started at our […]

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan sign peace deal after deadly border clashes

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have signed a protocol to establish peace after a series of violent military clashes on the border left at least 100 people dead.  The documents were signed Tuesday by senior representatives from the two Central Asian countries.  “I really hope that today’s signed protocol of mutual understanding, which we started at our […]

Dozens dead in Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border clashes as ceasefire struggles to hold

Kyrgyzstan announced on Sunday that 12 more people had been killed in border clashes with Tajikistan this week, amid an outbreak of fighting between the Central Asian countries.  Sunday’s statement means the current death toll on the Kyrgyzstan side is at least 36, while Tajikistan has not provided exact figures for its dead.  Clashes erupted around […]

No new churches to be registered, Tajikistan government announces

photo Credit: Radio Ozadi (Barnabas Aid) — The Tajikistan government will not register any more churches, the senior state religious affairs official has announced. Sulaymon Davlatzoda, the Chair of the State Committee for Religious Affairs and Regulation of Traditions, Ceremonies and Rituals, informed Christian leaders of the decision when summoning them to… Source

China is Building a Military Base in Tajikistan

After the failed US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the coming to power in Kabul of the Taliban (a terrorist group banned in the Russian Federation), the regional security system in Central Asia began to undergo rapid reformatting. New players, the USA, Turkey, and China are trying to enter the traditional zone of influence and responsibility […]

Who is Responsible for the Escalating Situation between the Taliban and Tajikistan?

In recent days, various media outlets have pointed to a very noticeable aggravation of the situation on the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The border between the two States is more than 1,400 kilometers long. Mutual threats are heard from both sides, and military units are being brought to the border from both sides. According […]

How Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan View the Change of Power in Afghanistan

It is well known than the majority of the population in Afghanistan are Pashtuns: according to rough estimates, about 45% of the country’s 40 million people are Pashtuns. Pashtuns play a leading role in the social and political life of the state, and this ethnic group is predominantly a member of the Islamist terrorist movement […]

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani flees to Tajikistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Vice-President Amrullah Saleh flee to neighboring Tajikistan as the Taliban surround the capital Kabul, Afghan local media report. Local news reports suggest that the duo handed over their powers to a transitional council before abdicating their offices.  Before reports of his resignation and fleeing emerged, U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan […]

Tajikistan becomes first country in world to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

4 july, 2021 Tajikistan’s government on Saturday ordered mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for citizens over 18 years, making it the first country in the world. According to reports, Tajikistan’s anti-coronavirus task force on Saturday said “coronavirus vaccination is mandatory for citizens over 18 years,” adding that citizens should book an appointment with their local clinic […]

Zarif attends ‘Heart of Asia’ summit in Tajikistan

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a visit to Tajikistan on Monday to attend the “Heart of Asia” summit on Afghanistan. The first Heart of Asian conference, also known as the Istanbul Process, was held in Istanbul in 2011 with the participation of foreign ministers from 14 countries. The initiative is aimed […]

Indian authorities assess damages after earthquake in Tajikistan

NEW DELHI  – Indian authorities on Saturday said there were no initial reports of critical damage to buildings and infrastructure, or casualties, in its northern states after intense tremors from a quake in the central Asian nation of Tajikistan on Friday night. The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 5.9 and centred 35 […]

For centuries, Jews thrived in this Tajikistan city. Now its last Jew has died

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Iran to establish joint chambers of commerce with Italy, Switzerland, Tajikistan

IFP- A top Iranian trade official has said the ground has been prepared for setting up joint chambers of commerce between Iran and three other Asian and European countries. The head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines & Agriculture (TCCIM), Gholam-Hossein Shafei, says the groundwork has been laid for the establishment of joint chambers […]

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan expected to establish trilateral cooperation

nsnbc : Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan are expected to establish a Joint Commission on Trilateral Cooperation to develop and implement a mutual strategy on various […]

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