The Presidents of Tajikistan and Iran, Emomali Rakhmon and Seyed Ibrahim Raisi, spoke by telephone on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
A statement from the Tajik President's Press Service reads:
At the beginning of the conversation, the presidents of the two countries sincerely congratulated each other's governments and nations on Eid al-Fitr. Imam Ali Rahman wished peace and stability, prosperity, grace and blessings to the friendly nation and brother of Iran and increasing success in the path of progress and prosperity.
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The Presidents of Tajikistan and Iran also discussed important aspects of the bilateral agenda and future joint efforts to further develop and strengthen beneficial friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
At the same time, the announcement on the information website of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran states:
Congratulating the government and people of Tajikistan on Eid al-Fitr, Ayatollah Ra'isi said that the Islamic Republic of Iran believes that the security and prosperity of the people of Tajikistan is the security and prosperity of the Iranian people.
Emphasizing the need to develop security coordination between the two countries, the Iranian President added:
Iran is concerned about the security situation in the region, especially in Afghanistan.
Expressing satisfaction with the expanding economic relations between the two countries, Ayatollah Ra'isi invited the President of Tajikistan to visit Iran and described the visit as effective in improving the level of bilateral and regional interactions between Tehran and Dushanbe.
Emam Ali Rehman thanked and appreciated the invitation of the President of Iran to pay an official visit to Tehran.
In this telephone conversation, the Presidents of Tajikistan and Iran stressed the need for coordination between the two countries to ensure security in the region.