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By Dzhumaguly Annayev and Staff
DUSHANBE – Tajik and Afghan officials January 13 discussed co-operation in fighting crime, Avesta.tj reported January 14, citing the Tajik Interior Ministry.
Tajik Interior Minister Ramazon Rakhimov told Afghan Ambassador to Tajikistan Abdul Ghafoor Arezo about the state of readiness of a draft agreement between the countries' interior ministries. Rakhimov and Arezo focused on the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan is preparing an agreement with Turkmenistan on co-operation in fighting crime and protecting their borders, Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Ershad Ahmadi said January 11 in Ashgabat after consultations, according to January 12-13 media reports in both countries.
Turkmenistan expressed its readiness to give practical aid to Afghanistan and to help it restore its economy, Turkmenistan's Altyn Asyr TV reported January 12.