The military attaches of seven European countries, accredited in Moscow, on Tuesday flew to Tajikistan to acquaint themselves with the activity of the Russian frontier-guards on the Tajik-Afghan border, said a spokesman for the Russian Federal Frontier Service (FFS). According to him, Tajikistan will be visited by the military attaches of the embassies of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France, Italy and Germany. During their stay in Tajikistan the military attaches will also visit the Drugs Control Agency under the auspices of the President of Tajikistan, the Russian frontier group and will meet with its commander Major General Alexander Markin. The military attaches will also go to one of the Russian frontier posts in Tajikistan and will familiarise themselves with the activity of the Russian frontier-guards on the Tajik-Afghan border. Italian military attache Raimondo Caria, who spoke at the briefing, said that "it is very interesting for us to see with our own eyes what is going on in Tajikistan." According to him, the visit to Tajikistan will make it possible to more better understand the activity of the frontier service of Russia, aimed at combating the smuggling of drugs across the Tajik-Afghan border. Earlier, the European military attaches already visited Chechnya and Dagestan.
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