Military attaches of seven European states will fly out to Tajikistan on Tuesday

On Tuesday the military attaches of seven European states accredited to Moscow will fly out to Tajikistan to have an insight into the activity of Russian borderguards controlling the Tajik-Afghan border. A spokesman for the Federal Borderguard Service (FFS) of the Russian Federation announced this information at a Monday briefing in Moscow. According to the spokesman, Tajikistan will be visited by the military attaches of the embassies of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France, Italy and the Federal Republic of Germany. In the course of this trip, they will visit the drugs control agency under the auspices of the President of Tajikistan, the Russian borderguard group and will also have a meeting with commander major-general Alexander Markin. The military attaches will also visit one of the posts of the Russian borderguard unit in Tajikistan and will study the service and combat activity of Russian borderguards who control the Tajik-Afghan border. Speaking at the briefing, Raimondo Caria, Italian military attache, said: "It is most interesting for us to see with our own eyes what is happening in Tajikistan. According to the military attache, a visit to Tajikistan will make it possible to better understand the activity of the Russian FFS, which is aimed at controlling illegal drugs trafficking across the Tajik-Afghan border.

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