On May 16, 2017, in Brussels, in the framework of participation in the sixth meeting of Cooperation Council between the Republic of Tajikistan and the European Union, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov met with the Secretary-General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid.
During the meeting, the sides discussed current issues and prospects for the development of Tajikistan’s multi-faceted cooperation with the European Union.
It was expressed satisfaction with the dynamically developing relations of Tajikistan and the European Union within the framework of various mechanisms of bilateral and regional cooperation. S.Aslov and H.Schmid had a fruitful exchange of views on key aspects of the partnership between Tajikistan and the EU, including in the political and trade-economic areas, in the sphere of security and regional cooperation.
The Tajik side expressed hope for the support of the European Union in a practical implementation of the National Development Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan for 2016-2030, as well as the goals of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028.
The interlocutors also considered issues of the international agenda and other topics of mutual interest.