The cooperation pacts signed by the Iranian and Tajik presidents in Dushanbe included security agreements between the two countries’ interior ministries, an agreement on fighting drug trafficking and a cooperation pact between Iranian and Tajik chambers of commerce as well as a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Iran’s Persian Language Academy and Tajikistan’s Language and Reforms Committee.
President Rouhani and his Tajik counterpart also signed a joint statement.
President Rouhani left Tehran for a bi-nation tour of Central Asia on Monday. On the first leg of his tour, the president visited Kazakhstan, where he met senior officials of the Central Asian nation and signed several cooperation agreements.
The Iranian President then left Astana for Dushanbe on Wednesday morning to attend the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and discuss bilateral ties with participants in the high-profile meeting.