Russia and Tajikistan have discussed joint measures to counter threats from the Taliban in the tajikistan border area.
Russian defense minister sergey show hik discussed this with nostalgic counterpart shir ali mirzo in a telephone call, this comes a day after russia pledged to help its ally tajikistan to build a new outpost on the border.
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Russia operates a military base in tajikistan whose government has expressed concern about the deteriorating situation in afghanistan.
The two countries and uzbekistan will hold joint military drills close to the tajikon border next month moscow has already started delivering new hardware to its stagic base to reinforce the border.