Tajik, Turkmen Presidents Discuss
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has held talks in
Rahmon told a joint press conference that the talks focused on the use of water resources, including for hydroelectric power. He stressed that the international community knows that
"Tajikistan's firm position in the area [of energy] is not only to meet the legitimate and logical need to use its natural resources, including water, to provide the country's economy and population with vital energy, but also to take into account our common regional interests," Rahmon said.
Rahmon said that the positions of his country and
He added that two countries have invited
Six bilateral economic and cultural agreements were signed. According to Rahmon, they cover cooperation in transport, air communications between the two countries, hydropower, natural gas, labor, and migration.
Berdymukhammedov also indirectly rejected criticism from other countries in the region of the construction under way of a massive reservoir in the
Tajik Foreign Ministry spokesman Davlat Nazriev told RFE/RL that Berdimuhammedov will travel tomorrow to Rahmon's native town of