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DUSHANBE, July 23. /TASS/. Tajikistan will continue developing partner relations with Russia, its strategic ally, as it meets the country’s vital interests, Foreign Minister Sirodzhidin Aslov wrote in an article published in the People’s Newspaper on Thursday.
Speaking about Aslov’s article titled "Defining document for Tajikistan’s foreign policy", foreign ministry spokesman Abulfaiz Atoev told TASS that "the article provides detailed and clear comments to the main provisions of Tajikistan’s new foreign policy doctrine that was adopted after a wide discussion between appropriate structures and the country’s President Emomali Rahmon."
"The emphasis is put on developing friendly relations and strategic partnership with the Russian Federation in political, military, economic spheres, and also in trade, investment, labor migration, culture, information, science, education and so on," Aslov wrote. "People in Tajikistan are confident that developing new partnership relations with our strategic ally is in line with national interests of our republic," he noted.