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Republic of Palau Establishes Diplomatic Ties with the Republic of Tajikistan

Republic of Palau Establishes Diplomatic Ties with Tajikistan

Press Release
Permanent Mission of Palau to the UN

On the 30th of January 2018, Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations, H.E. Ms. Ngedikes Olai Uludong, and the Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the United Nations, H.E. Mahmadaminov Mahmadamin Bozichaevich, signed the Joint Communique on the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Republic of Palau and the Republic of Tajikistan at the Permanent Mission of Tajikistan to the United Nations in New York.

After the signing ceremony, both Permanent Representatives had a brief bilateral meeting. They expressed their mutual intentions in developing relations of friendship and cooperation between their countries in the framework of the United Nations and on common interests.

The Republic of Tajikistan is a landlocked country located on the southern edge of the Central Asian group sharing boundaries with Afghanistan to the South, China to the East, Kyrgyzstan to the North, and Uzbekistan to the West. It’s mountainous region account for  93% of the total surface area, home to the largest non-polar glacier in the world, the Fedchenko Glacier. Tajikistan has been a steadfast leader in many “water” resolutions at the United Nations, with its most recent leadership in initiating the proclamation of the 2018-2028 International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development” which was passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 21, 2016. Tajikistan has a successful agriculture sector and leads on technology innovation in this field.

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