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DUSHANBE, February 3. /TASS/. Another thousand junior specialists of the Tajik army will undergo training at Russia’s 201st military base in Tajikistan, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said on Wednesday.
‘In 2016, we’ll train another 1,000 junior specialists for the armed forces of Tajikistan at the 201st Russian military base, for which the required resources are stipulated," Antonov said.
It was earlier reported that the Russian military had trained over a 1,000 specialists for the Tajik army.
In particular, Russia trained commanders and gunners of Grad multiple rocket launch systems, as well as gunners and operators of T-72 tanks and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles.
According to the deputy defense minister, about 560 Tajik servicemen are currently studying at Russian Defense Ministry institutes for free.
"We are planning to provide military support for Tajikistan in future and coordinate our actions to ensure peace and security in Central Asia," Antonov said.
The Russian deputy defense minister said earlier that Russia would provide maximum assistance to Tajikistan with military hardware and equipment deliveries.
Antonov also noted the role of the 201st military base, which is a major outpost beyond the Russian borders.
According to the deputy defense minister, "the welfare of the entire Tajik people and the Russian Federation depends" on the capabilities of the 201st military base.