27 Dec 2021 16:05

Russia has supplied Tajikistan with weapons, military hardware to enhance its security - Putin

MOSCOW. Dec 27 (Interfax) - Russia has recently supplied some military hardware and weapons to Tajikistan to enhance its defense capability, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

"You know that we're actively working toward enhancing Tajikistan's defense capability. In keeping with our agreements, some essential weapons and hardware have been delivered lately in line with our agreements to bolster Tajikistan's Armed Forces and make Tajikistan capable of efficiently opposing any external threats to your country," Putin said at a meeting with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon.

Putin also described the Russian military base in Tajikistan as a significant element of regional security.