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LYAUR, May 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha said the situation on the Tajik-Afghan border is complicated and might worsen after NATO withdraws its forces from Afghanistan.
"Mobile troops of the CSTO's Collective Rapid Deployment forces can be airlifted within hours to the border with Afghanistan in case of real threat to Tajikistan," he underlined at a news conference over a recent anti-drug trafficking operation.
However, Bordyuzha noted that Tajik authorities had made no such request yet. He also noted "the high professionalism of Tajik border guards".
Bordyuzha acknowledged that Tajik border guards needed to have their material and technical resources strengthened. Tajikistan, as other CSTO member-states, receives assistance in enhancing the combat capability of the armed forces, including border units, he said.