This was stated by Tajikistan’s politician, deputy head of the People’s Democratic Party of Tajikistan Saidmurod Fattohzoda in an interview to Asia-Plus media group.
Saidmurod Fattohzoda says that not only Tajikistan but also many countries of the world including Russia, China and the United States stated their readiness to participate in Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan.
“We realize that peace in Afghanistan will give a powerful impulse to development of the Central Asian region, speed up implementation of the CASA 1000 Project and provide security in the region”, Fattohzoda told Asia-Plus in an interview.
Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Aslov represents Tajikistan in the Afghan peace conference in Tashkent.
The Tajik side supported the initiative of the Uzbek side on development and promotion of the UN General Assembly resolutions «Strengthening regional and international cooperation for peace, stability and sustainable development in the Central Asian region” and “Education and religious tolerance”, as well as the UN Convention on the Rights of Youth, according to the joint statement by the presidents of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Within the framework of the conference, it is also planned to hold the first meeting in the new format of cooperation “Central Asia + Afghanistan” (C5 + 1) at the level of ministers of foreign affairs for determining the priority areas of comprehensive cooperation.